2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
4 to 5 medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, cut in half
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper
1 unpeeled bulb garlic
1 cup uncooked mostaccioli pasta (3 ounces)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
1/2 cup crumbled feta or cubed mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
1.Heat oven to 300ºF. Line cookie sheet with foil; generously brush with 1 teaspoon of the oil. Arrange tomato halves, cut sides up, in single layer on cookie sheet; brush with 1 teaspoon of the oil. Sprinkle with salt, sugar and pepper.
2.Cut 1/2 inch off top of garlic bulb; drizzle 1 teaspoon of the oil over garlic bulb. Wrap in foil; place on cookie sheet with tomatoes. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until garlic is soft when pierced with knife and tomatoes have begun to shrivel; cool slightly.