So I’m finally getting around to sharing a few recipes I’ve been trying out.  This one has got a whole lot of culture and takes not a lot of skill.  In fact, it doesn’t really take any skill, except turning on the stove and slicing tomatoes.

The fun part about the night I made these was that I lamented not having rented Fried Green Tomatoes the movie.  But as we sat down to eat and did a little channel-surfing,what did I see on TV, but Fried Green Tomatoes!

Now for the recipe:

Start by adding a nice layer of oil to a frying pan and heat it on medium/medium high.  If it starts bubbling too much, turn it down.

You’ll need 2-3 green tomatoes.  They’re a mid-late summer find in most any grocery store. 

A good-sized tomato will feed 1-2 people, depending on whether you’re making these as a side dish or main course.  Cut the tomatoes pretty thick, so they don’t fall apart as you’re handling them.

Coat both sides in corn meal flour and lay them carefully in the heated oil.  Fry for several minutes, flip and fry the other side for the same amount of time.  The cornmeal should get golden brown all over, but catch it before it turns too dark.  Serve warm.