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Sweet and Sour Tomatoes

Sweet and Sour Tomatoes

2 pounds of assorted heirloom tomatoes, seeded and cut into chunks
1 bunch green onions, sliced thin
2 tablespoons of chopped, fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons of honey
¼ cup of seasoned rice vinegar
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 teaspoon of kosher salt
1 ½ teaspoon spice mixture (recipe follows) or 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1 teaspoon […]

Sweet and Sour Tomatoes
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Spice Mixture
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Instructions
Sweet and Sour Tomatoes
  1. Put tomatoes, green onions and cilantro in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a sauce pan.
  3. Add spice mixture and heat until bubbly, about 2 minutes.
  4. Slowly add honey and rice vinegar.
  5. Cook for 3 more minutes or until a little thick and gooey.
  6. Pour mixture over tomatoes, cilantro and green onions.
  7. Season with salt and let sit for about 5 minutes before using.
Spice Mixture
  1. Place all spices in a dry, non stick sauté pan.
  2. Turn temperature to medium high heat and toast the spices until the seeds begin to pop and the pan is lightly smoking.
  3. This should be extremely fragrant at this point. Do not burn the spices.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool.
  5. Grind all together in a coffee grinder.
  6. Store in a tightly covered jar in a dark place.
Recipe Notes

Served with Fresh Corn Fritters.

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By |April 30th, 2015|Appitizers|0 Comments

Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

1½ cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons soda
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 large eggs
¾ cup milk
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups fresh corn kernels
2 tablespoons each chopped parsley and chopped basil

Mix flour, powder and salt in a bowl. Make a well in the center and put eggs, oil and milk in center. Whisk together […]

Corn Fritters
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Corn Fritters
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  1. Mix flour, powder and salt in a bowl.
  2. Make a well in the center and put eggs, oil and milk in center.
  3. Whisk together and add corn and herbs.
  4. Put enough oil in a frying pan to grease well.
  5. Fry the fritters a few at a time until golden on each side.
Recipe Notes

Goes perfectly with Sweet and Sour Tomatoes.

©2006 Lesley Stiles

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By |April 30th, 2015|Appitizers, Side Dishes|0 Comments

Skillet Bruschetta

Skillet Bruschetta

Ingredients:

1 vine-ripened tomato, seeded and chopped
1 clove of garlic
A drizzle of good olive oil
fresh ground pepper
pinch of salt

Steps:

Seed and chop the tomatoes, place in skillet.
Drizzle with olive oil, pan fry till heated through.
Season tomato mixture with salt and pepper shortly before serving
Spoon the mixture onto the bread or use as a dip for […]

Skillet Bruschetta
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Servings Prep Time
2 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Skillet Bruschetta
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Servings Prep Time
2 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Seed and chop the tomatoes, place in skillet.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil, pan fry till heated through.
  3. Season tomato mixture with salt and pepper shortly before serving
  4. Spoon the mixture onto the bread or use as a dip for pita chips!
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By |April 8th, 2015|Appitizers|0 Comments