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Aug 9, 2012 03:17 PM

Best uses for Homegrown Tomatoes and Peppers

I really want to show them off, so anything's fine, just so long as it isn't masking the flavor too much.
Not picky about cuisine either!

What do you like?

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  1. What kind of peppers? I've been stuffing jalapenos and serranos with cream cheese and shrimp and wrapping them in a small piece of bacon (not too large so it's still about the pepper and shrimp,) we make chili relleno with anaheims, stuff the poblanos with seasoned ground meat, diced veggies and rice, make pico de gallo and salsa with the tomatoes and all kinds of peppers.

    I dehydrate ("sun dry,") some tomatoes, serve fresh ones sliced and salted as a side, you can bread and fry them green or ripe, and of course, caprese salad which is summer personified.

    1. It's hard to beat a BLT. But, another favorite is tomato sauce.

      1. Put up 7 quarts of juice today.......
        Made some fresh salsa yesterday.....Tomatoes, Jalapenos and stuff....
        Made an awesome omelet with fresh tomatoes, and Cayenne Tuesday......
        Had a 4 napkin mater sammich for lunch today.....Duke's mayonnaise in both corners of my mouth
        So forth and so on.......

          1. Caprese salad and tomato sandwiches. Could live on these two when tomatoes are in season. Also fresh tomato pizza - I have used the Giada DeLaurentis recipe on the Food Network site.