If you don’t follow me on Instagram, you probably missed the comment-inducing photo of my dining table coated in a layer of ripening plum tomatoes. Yes, covered. Dan’s rough estimations put the tomato count at somewhere between 300 and 400. That is a lot of tomatoes. Continue reading
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It’s hard to explain why, a mere 48 hours before I’m due to leave on a long-weekend trip, I’d trip out into the fields at my CSA farm and haul out another twenty-five pound bag of plum tomatoes. Continue reading
It’s a little bit tomato-centric around here. Specifically, cherry-tomato-centric. I don’t know how it happened, but I returned home from the farm last week with what seemed like a truckload of sweet Sungold cherry tomatoes, and it was important that I figure out a way to get them preserved, stat. Because as much as I might want to, it just wouldn’t be a good idea for me to sit down and simply eat them all. Continue reading
These easy pickled tomatoes are my last plea to summer. This weekend’s weather will be warm, and I’ll sit in the yard and soak it up, martini glass in hand, pickled tomato infusing its dilly goodness into the drink. Care to join me? Continue reading
Last Friday, out in the field, I picked about twenty pounds of beautiful red plum tomatoes. My parents, who had come to visit and to spend an evening at Tanglewood, were put into service. We scrubbed the kitchen. We ran the quart jars through the diswasher. We boiled up water in the biggest pot we could find.
We finally canned tomatoes. Continue reading