Sunday, August 2, 2009

A rainy morning outside = a busy morning inside

So it was raining today. Again. So I spent the morning in the kitchen!

Sungolds ready to slow roast:

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If you've never had a slow roasted cherry or grape tomato, you really must try them. They are like candy, I swear! These probably could have stayed in the oven a little longer, but I was ready to get out of the kitchen. Spray your roasting pan with olive oil, slice your tomatoes, put them in the pan skin side down, add fresh ground pepper and some kosher salt, spray with more olive oil and give them a couple of hours in the oven at 300 degrees. Watch them, you don't want them to burn!

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While the tomatoes roasted, I steamed and blanched some green beans to go in the freezer.

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When the beans were done, I steamed the little tiny beets we got in our farm share. Even though they're small, it's still a bit of work, but so worth it!

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And I made German Coleslaw with cabbage and kohlrabi from the farm share.

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And when the tomatoes were done, I chopped and roasted patty pan squash, zucchini, eggplant, cauliflower and white peppers.

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All that made me hungry, so for lunch we had Fried Green Tomatoes.

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And, this cracked me up. We have something like 14 windows in our house, and Wally and Finn have to sit in the window together!

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2 comments:

Ov said...

This food is too healthy!

Sarah said...

The fried green tomatoes were fried in bacon fat, so they weren't too healthy. :-)