Category Archives: Tomatoes

Various Types of Tomatoes and what to do with ’em!

Farmers Summer Supper

I need to cook fast and furious if I am going to eat in the summer. There really is no recipe I just kind of scout the farm and see what’s ready. Sooo, keeping that in mind, I made this … Continue reading

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Raw Puttanesca Sauce

Puttanesca sauce is normally cooked, but this is  a quick and easy version that doesn’t require cooking. Makes 4 main-course servings INGREDIENTS 1 lb tomatoes (any type of heirloom or plum), finely chopped 1/2 cup olives (suggest kalamata), pitted and chopped … Continue reading

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Jicama Salsa

Jicama (HEE-kah-ma) is an edible root that’s mild and crisp with a hint of sweetness.  It can be peeled, cubed and roasted in the oven like a potato.  We prefer to eat it raw as a kind of chip to scoop … Continue reading

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Potato and Tomato Gratin

Ingredients: 3 cups sliced leeks (discard dark green tips) Potatoes – 1 1/4 pound , unpeeled, in 1/4 inch slices (try red or yukon) Rosemary – 3 TBS chopped fresh, or 1.5 TBS dry Gruyere Cheese – 1 1/2 cups grated … Continue reading

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Stewed Greens and Tomatoes

From the NY Times … inspired by a Greek recipe from Diane Kochilas’s book “The Greek Vegetarian.”  This works with any kind of green – including kale, swiss chard, amaranth, purslane … try a combination, there’s no limit! INGREDIENTS: 2 … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Mid-summer and the tomatoes are getting ready to turn red, but before they do enjoy this classic side dish. Ingredients: 2-3 Firm green Tomatoes 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup milk 2 beaten eggs 2/3 cup fine dry bread crumbs … Continue reading

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Grilled Green Tomato & Nectarine Salad

This is hands down one of my favorite mid-summer treats – just as the first green tomatoes are available you should also find freshly ripe local nectarines and peaches.  This also works GREAT on the grill. Vinaigrette: 1 1/2 TBS … Continue reading

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