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    Beefsteak Tomato: Kitchen Basics

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    Beefsteak tomatoes are meaty and tasty in an old-fashioned tomato flavorful way. Serve beefsteak tomatoes on a tomato sandwich, BLT, or picnic-sized hamburger. The beefsteak is perfect for a stand-alone tomato side dish: slice, lightly drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle to taste with sea salt and shredded basil and serve. About Beefsteak Tomatoes The beefsteak […] More

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    Basil and Tomato Soup

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    What could be more satisfying than a late summer soup made from the vegetables out of your own garden or the one’s you hand selected at the farm market. PrintBasil and Tomato SoupAuthor Steve AlbertYield 6-8 servings Here’s a basil and tomato soup which you can serve hot or cold. I like to serve it […] More

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    Nine Ways to Cook Tomatoes

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    Ways to cook tomatoes, try: fry, sauté, roast, broil-grill, stew, and steam, also make tomato gratin, stuffed tomatoes, and tomato soup. The tomato is a fruit used as a vegetable in savory dishes for its juicy texture and mildly sweet, rich taste.  Tomatoes are at their absolute best vine-ripened towards the end of summer. The […] More