Yankees reading this site: go away. Nothing to see here. Move along.
Our neighbors have a vegetable garden, and their crop of tomatoes this year is impressive. Two weekends in a row now, we have been gifted with a shirt-full of tomatoes. I mentioned that I like fried green tomatoes and this last batch was all BIG green ones.
So, last night, I looked up a recipe for Fried Green Tomatoes, invited my mother over, and we had Fried Green Tomatoes and BLTs (using tomatoes that have turned red since last weekend). It was heavenly. Tip: (and I don’t remember where I heard or read this, but it’s true) to minimize the amount of breading that comes off during the frying process, bread the tomatoes and then let them rest for about an hour in the fridge before you actually fry them.
Might actually have Fried Green Tomatoes again for lunch today. I know, it’s crazy. I love being Southern sometimes. Yum.