Friday, November 17, 2006

Time to Tomato

Time is runing out

The guys at Dirty Girl Produce at San Francisco's Farmers' Market last week told me there are only a couple of weeks of their Early Girl tomatoes left. They often sell 20lb sauce boxes of tomatoes for just $20. I put these in a large pot, skins and all, and simmer for about an hour before cooling overnight, running through a food mill to lose the skins and then freezing in two cup batches. This box yielded 17 x 2 cup bags of tomato pulp which I can use for pasta sauces, chicken tikka masalas and soups over the next 8 months or so, until tomatoes come back into season again.

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2004 | A French Laundry Meal

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Time to Tomato


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