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  • Good tomatoes and balance are crucial. You need sugar for the kind of gooey, sticky quality we associate with jam; otherwise, all you’re producing is a tomato sauce, no matter how different the flavor is from the classic. Once you add that sugar, however, you need acid, because even though tomatoes are plenty acidic, they […]

    Tomato Jam

    Good tomatoes and balance are crucial. You need sugar for the kind of gooey, sticky quality we associate with jam; otherwise, all you’re producing is a tomato sauce, no matter how different the flavor is from the classic. Once you add that sugar, however, you need acid, because even though tomatoes are plenty acidic, they can’t counter all that sugar. I tried lemon juice, vinegar and finally lime, deciding that I liked the last best. INGREDIENTS 1 ½ pounds good ripe tomatoes(Roma...
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  • TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/2 hours Process: 20 min. MAKES: 160 servings Ingredients 36 medium tomatoes, peeled and quartered 4 medium green peppers, chopped 3 large onions, chopped 2 cans (12 ounces each) tomato paste 1-3/4 cups white vinegar 1/2 cup sugar 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped 1 celery rib, chopped 15 garlic cloves, minced 4 […]

    Mild Tomato Salsa Recipe

    TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/2 hours Process: 20 min. MAKES: 160 servings Ingredients 36 medium tomatoes, peeled and quartered 4 medium green peppers, chopped 3 large onions, chopped 2 cans (12 ounces each) tomato paste 1-3/4 cups white vinegar 1/2 cup sugar 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped 1 celery rib, chopped 15 garlic cloves, minced 4 to 5 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped 1/4 cup canning salt 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce Directions ...
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  • Ingredients: 2  yellow onions, peeled and diced (about 2 cups diced) 2 Tbsp olive oil 5-6 cloves of garlic, minced (about 2 Tbsp) 2 Tbsp dried herbs (basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, etc)* mixed, total 1/2 cup red wine*** 12 cups peeled and seeded fresh ripe tomatoes** salt and pepper to taste Directions: In a large soup […]

    Basic Marinara Sauce

    Ingredients: 2  yellow onions, peeled and diced (about 2 cups diced) 2 Tbsp olive oil 5-6 cloves of garlic, minced (about 2 Tbsp) 2 Tbsp dried herbs (basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, etc)* mixed, total 1/2 cup red wine*** 12 cups peeled and seeded fresh ripe tomatoes** salt and pepper to taste Directions: In a large soup pot, heat up the olive oil. Add the onions and cook slowly, on medium heat until they start to caramelize. They should be evenly brown and soft. Cooking...
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  • While we all have access to tomatoes in even the depths of winter, the words we use to describe them all sound like other names for disappointment — mealy, bland and sad. But describe an encounter with the best summertime tomatoes, and suddenly it sounds as if you’re reliving some steamy affair — luscious, sumptuous […]

    Beyond the BLT: Other tomato sandwiches to try

    While we all have access to tomatoes in even the depths of winter, the words we use to describe them all sound like other names for disappointment — mealy, bland and sad. But describe an encounter with the best summertime tomatoes, and suddenly it sounds as if you're reliving some steamy affair -- luscious, sumptuous and messy. The best summertime tomatoes have a super juicy interior with a taste that hovers from sweet to acidic to, most importantly, savory. You probably think I'm joking, but...
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  • Try this delicious way to preserve your summer harvest. Serves 6 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 2 teaspoon mustard seed 2 teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 cup distilled white vinegar ¼ cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 6 small, firm tomatoes of assorted colors (yellow, […]

    How To Pickle Tomatoes

    Try this delicious way to preserve your summer harvest. Serves 6 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 2 teaspoon mustard seed 2 teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 cup distilled white vinegar ¼ cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 6 small, firm tomatoes of assorted colors (yellow, orange, green, brown)—about 1 pound—each sliced lengthwise into 8 wedges ½ cup julienned red bell pepper 1. Warm oil in a small...
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