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Tomatoes: a Savor the South cookbook

Tomatoes: a Savor the South cookbook

by Miriam Rubin
Tomatoes: a Savor the South cookbook

Tomatoes: a Savor the South cookbook

by Miriam Rubin


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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.

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ISBN-13: 9781469602196
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 03/04/2013
Series: Savor the South Cookbooks
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 144
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Miriam Rubin, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, was the first woman to work in the kitchen of the Four Seasons Restaurant. Author of Grains, she writes the food and gardening column "Miriam's Garden" for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She lives in New Freeport, Pennsylvania.

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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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