144 pp., 5.5 x 8.5, index
Savor the South Cookbooks
a Savor the South® cookbook
In Tomatoes, Miriam Rubin gives this staple of southern gardens the passionate portrait it deserves, exploring the tomato's rich history in southern culture and inspiring home cooks to fully enjoy these summer fruits in all their glorious variety. Rubin, a prominent food writer and tomato connoisseur, provides fifty vibrant recipes as well as wisdom about how to choose tomatoes and which tomato is right for which dish.
Tomatoes includes recipes that celebrate the down-home, inventive, and contemporary, such as Stand-over-the-Sink Tomato Sandwiches, Spiced Green Tomato Crumb Cake, Green Tomato and Pork Tenderloin Biscuit Pie, and Tomato and Golden Raisin Chutney. Rubin also offers useful cooking tips, lively lessons on history, cultivation, and preserving, and variations for year-round enjoyment of the tomato.
"SAVOR THE SOUTH--designed to give Dixie's most time-honored ingredients their due."
--Garden & Gun
"A delightful series."
--Baton Rouge Advocate
"This lyrical little cookbook covers everything from history, cultivation, and personal recollection to the tomato techniques delivered in the recipes themselves. Informative to experienced cooks, it will also set up beginners for a lifelong tomato relationship. The easy-to-follow recipes give cooks enough information to make informed choices on tomato varieties and seasonal substitutions and will guide the tomato-addicted through both summer and winter."
--Martha Hall Foose, author of A Southerly Course: Recipes and Stories from Close to Home
"This is a great book for tomato lovers everywhere. Read the excellent tomato information and ponder the charming prose, then get into the kitchen and cook yourself into tomato bliss so you can finally sit and savor every bite."
--Marie Simmons, award-winning food writer and author of Fresh & Fast Vegetarian: Recipes that Make a Meal
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