What Is Your Favorite Way to Cook Green Tomatoes?

What Is Your Favorite Way to Cook Green Tomatoes?

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Faith Durand
Nov 2, 2010
It's green tomato time! Time for all those not-yet-ripe tomatoes to come inside off the vines before they wither in the frost. I pulled several pounds of green tomatoes out of my own garden, and I'm curious: What's your favorite way to cook and eat green tomatoes? We actually ran a green tomato recipe contest a few years ago, and I still have my eye on one of the finalist recipes: • Kerry's Curried Green Tomatoes But the classic way to eat green tomatoes is fried, of course: • Recipe Recommendation: Fried Green Tomatoes Not all green tomatoes are doomed to stay green. If they have just the barest hint of red beginning, then you can leave them in a paper bag to ripen. (Or on a sunny windowsill, or next to an apple — everyone has a different method, apparently...) • Quick Tip: How to Ripen Green Tomatoes But most of the tomatoes I have are hard, green, and crisp. Here are a few more inspiring posts on the topic: • What To Do With Green TomatoesGot Green Tomatoes? 5 Ways to Use Them Up!Indulgence: Fried Green Tomato Sandwich Do you have any green tomato plans this fall? Related: Green Tomato Finalist #3: Tonia's Eggs Benedict with Green Tomatoes (Image: Faith Durand)
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