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Fried Green Tomato Sandwich

fried green tomato sandwichAlthough fried green tomatoes (no, I’m not referring to the movie) might be a dish hailing from the southern United States, in the Maritimes we enjoy them, too.  My father loved the sight of green tomatoes in our vegetable patch.  His favorite way to eat them?  Fried with bacon and eggs, of course! Continue Reading →

Green Tomato Relish

Green Tomato RelishHello September!  The hint of Fall is in the air and I love it!  As I was out this morning foraging for this photo, I was taken back by the beauty of the flowers and shrubs still making the field look pretty.  It’s hard to miss the goldenrod with its gorgeous bright, yellow spikes; the white tops of Queen Anne’s Lace; crimson lightly dot the landscape with wild thistles; red clover blossoms of light to dark pink, wild asters with shades of blue; and dainty white daisies.  Doesn’t this paint a pretty picture?  It did for me as I was thinking of how I would photograph my green tomato relish.  It’s not the sort of food that can be ‘dressed up’ to look appealing or at least not in my opinion, it’s a relish after all.  And, most have probably not even heard of green tomato relish…say what? Continue Reading →