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Old August 10, 2016   #16
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Tomato turkey and tofu soup
6-8 large tomatoes sliced
1 lb of ground turkey
Half a package of med tofu
Cook tomato and turkey in half a med sized pot of water for about 45/ min. Bring to boil then med heat afterwards. Mash up tomatoes in the soup afterwards. Add half bunch of cilantro cook another 10/ min on med. Throw in tofu at the end to heat up. Serve with rice.
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Old August 12, 2016   #17
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Love a nice ripe cold tomato...sliced...with cottage cheese, salt/pepper and some chives!
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Old August 18, 2016   #18
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I like mine sliced, with a olive oil and mozzarella cheese. Mint leaves crown the experience!
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Old August 18, 2016   #19
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Don't forget to freeze some whole tomatoes. Pick your picture perfect, unblemished ones. Wash and dry them and then pop them into a zip Loc bag in the freezer.

Over the winter you can remove one and run it under lukewarm water for a few seconds and the skin will slide right off. You can chop and add it to anything that you are cooking or you can make some fresh tasting stewed tomatoes.
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Old August 18, 2016   #20
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My favorite way to cook steak, especially cheap cuts which always seem tough and gristly to me, is to lay down a layer of red tomatoes on some foil, add some garlic and a little oil, place the steak on top of that, close the foil, and cook it on a charcoal grill until the smell makes me hungry enough to eat it. The water from the tomato juice boils in the foil and keeps the steak from overcooking, and the acidity breaks down the gristle in the meat. It comes out like a tender pot roast.
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Old August 19, 2016   #21
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My favorite way to cook steak, especially cheap cuts which always seem tough and gristly to me, is to lay down a layer of red tomatoes on some foil, add some garlic and a little oil, place the steak on top of that, close the foil, and cook it on a charcoal grill until the smell makes me hungry enough to eat it. The water from the tomato juice boils in the foil and keeps the steak from overcooking, and the acidity breaks down the gristle in the meat. It comes out like a tender pot roast.
Works great with whole fish too!
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Old August 23, 2016   #22
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I made this the other day and it was lovely and perfect. I used goat feta and we could not get enough!


Tomato and Watermelon Salad
by Sam Sifton

Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
http://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1...termelon-salad


INGREDIENTS

4 to 6 large tomatoes, ideally heirloom varieties, cut into 1 1/4-inch cubes
1 small seedless watermelon, cut into 1 1/4-inch cubes
1 teaspoon kosher salt
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 cup feta cheese, torn into large crumbles


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Old August 23, 2016   #23
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I like to slice cherry tomatoes in half and put them cut side up on a grill mat in the smoker for 10-15 minutes. After you take the meat out to rest before slicing these are ready when the meat is served. I like these warm smokey tomatoes so much I sometimes use the smoker just for them.
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Old August 23, 2016   #24
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Works great with whole fish too!
And rice to soak up all the yummy juices!
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Old August 23, 2016   #25
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Salad: tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, sweet basil.

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Old August 23, 2016   #26
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Macedonian Salad (Shopska Salad)
INGREDIENTS
4 tomatoes, chopped
2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped
1 red onion or three scallions, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
2 Tablespoons olive oil
½ cup or more of sirine cheese or sheep feta cheese, grated


If you can find Macedonian feta, which surprisingly I can find at my local grocery store, it MAKES the salad.
(http://www.internationalcuisine.com/...shopska-salad/)
I love this salad because it contains all the vegetables that are ripe in my garden at this time of year.
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Old September 9, 2016   #27
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[QUOTE=Cole_Robbie;587667]My favorite way to cook steak, especially cheap cuts which always seem tough and gristly to me, is to lay down a layer of red tomatoes on some foil, add some garlic and a little oil, place the steak on top of that, close the foil, and cook it on a charcoal grill until the smell makes me hungry enough to eat it. The water from the tomato juice boils in the foil and keeps the steak from overcooking, and the acidity breaks down the gristle in the meat. It comes out like a tender pot roast.[/QUOTE

Alton Brown has a similar recipe on Food Network using cheap cuts of meat wrapped in foil and slow cooking. He calls it a pot roast but it isn't anything like grandma style thick pot roast and gravy. He bastes chuck steak in balsamic vinegar onion garlic rasins and olives (which I normally dislike, but love in this recipe). Adding a handful of cherry tomatoes sound like a good addition. Yummy!

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Old September 9, 2016   #28
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There are two methods of cooking chuck slow and long or fast and rare.
A good seven bone chuck roast cooked on a mesquite fire hot fast and rare is to die for.
It has more flavor than any other cut of meat and many chefs know this.
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Old September 10, 2016   #29
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No carb pizzas: Cover a plate with sliced tomatoes. Top with oregano, garlic and salt. Pop them in the microwave for a couple minutes. Add cheese of your choice. Microwave for another minute.

Enjoy the summer taste of the tomatoes and drink the juice off the plate when no one is watching! Yum. (Pepperoni and other traditional pizza toppers are great.)
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