Sunday supper “Remove carefully!” CHEESY GRILLED TOMATOES Thick red tomatoes, cut into thick slices Olive oil (for brushing tomatoes) Salt, pepper OR Creole seasoning, to taste Shredded cheese, any variety Brush tomato slices with olive oil and season with salt and pepper or Creole seasoning. Grill on well greased grill on one side, about 2-3
on the right This was a more involved recipe than other salsas we’ve made so we took the time to read the recipe through together before we began. Along the way, Mr. Big Food remarked, “No. It doesn’t need to be 15 minutes,” or some such thing. So we made a few changes to the
From fresh tomatoes To blanched and peeled Roma tomatoes & fresh peppers & onion & fresh basil & fresh oregano To stewed tomatoes As God as my Witness, we will never buy a tomato product ever again (except tomato paste and tomato juice). And I’m here to testify that we haven’t. Last year was not
tomatoes AFTERTHOUGHT: This is not what it looks like to my eye! Fun with color.
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03/03/2010 Today I planted tomato seeds in 60 peat pots, so if all goes well, I should have somewhere in the neighborhood of 60 tomato plants to plunk into the ground around the end of April. Looking at this photo of pepper seedlings from two years ago makes me feel as if I am behind–
This was the fifth entrant our Fall/Winter Soup Contest. Photo and analysis here. (Mr. Big Food was very impressed. I liked it very much but argue it’s not a Fall/Winter Soup at all.) Posts on soup contest entrant #1, Beer Cheese Broccoli Soup here, and here Posts on soup contest entrant #2, Slow Cooker Potato
September 2010 Suek and I have been chatting about tomatoes in the comments here. I’m a nut for heirloom tomatoes but it’s really important to appreciate that any tomato that you grow in a container or in the ground at your own home– or weekend getaway– is far far superior to a store-bought tomato. July
The following mini-rant was brought to you thanks to a post up at Instapundit: WHEN YOU GET RID OF THE PRETENSION BEHIND THE LOCAVORE MOVEMENT, THERE’S STILL SOMETHING: It can save you money. Here’s what the Raeses have grown this spring, summer, and fall: turnips, black beans, purple hull peas, cranberry beans, Flossy Powell beans,
Quarts: Pickled green tomatoes; Pint: Pickled jalapenos GARLIC DILLED GREEN TOMATOES Makes 6 pints 3 quarts green cherry tomatoes, approximately12 cloves garlic6 sprigs dill1 1/3 quarts white vinegar2 C water1/3 C canning saltWash and pack tomatoes into hot pint jars, adding 2 cloves garlic and 1 sprig dill to each jar. Boil vinegar, water and salt