about the tomato

The Glorified Tomato is more than just a food blog. Contributions include authentic family recipes, storytelling reflections, food and event reviews, interviews, gardening adventures, cats and more.

“A celebration of life, family and friends, centered around the table.” Come join me.

Paula DiGioia

Paula DiGioia is an Italian American, born on Long Island. Paula  has been “living food” her whole life. “It’s who I am,” she often utters. Paula enjoys eating eggplant and locatelli cheese, cooking (obviously) and she’s an avid, self-taught gardener.

Paula’s role models are: Fran Drescher, The Virgin Mother, and Flo.

Past Contributing Authors: Maureen Walsh, Constantina McKenna, Mamma Maria, Katie Honan, Fran Honan and Susanne Rieth.