This is a big travel time for us – Vermont this past weekend, Vancouver for the next two weekends on business, and then a huge wedding at the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan after that. We won’t be back at our country house for a month so I had to pick all the remaining tomatoes last weekend.
But, the good news is, we love Fried Green Tomatoes!! (great movie too – Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy are stellar!) I like to slice them about 1/4” thick, soak them in buttermilk for at least 20 minutes and then coat in very fine cornmeal (I use Goya) seasoned with salt and pepper, sauté in very hot olive oil and you are in for a very fine treat!! Since I rarely fry breaded things, it is a real treat for us!
I just read an article in the dining section of The New York Times about buttermilk and apparently Kate’s Real Buttermilk is the real deal, so try to find that or some other organic whole buttermilk instead of skim.