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Italian Stuffed Tomatoes with a French Twist

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Plump, ripe, brilliant red tomatoes filled with aromatic fresh herbs, whole-wheat garlicky croutons and savory olives and cheese make for a delicious end of summer comfort food treat. Although stuffed tomatoes are popular in several cuisines, they are especially popular in Italy because of Italians’ love of garden-fresh tomatoes. The French twist comes from using chevre cheese.

Old Fashioned Garden Tomato Recipes

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If you have tomato plants, they are probably getting ripe at this time. Fresh tomatoes from the garden are so delicious. Here are some old-fashioned tomato recipes.

Store Garden Produce #4- How to Store Ripen Tomatoes-Freezing Fresh Tomatoes

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With winter months soon approaching, you will want to harvest your tomatoes, pumpkins and squash before the first frost appears. The following tips and techniques will help you all summer long but the following methods are for longer storage use so you will be able to enjoy your bounty for many months to come.

Winter Tomato and Onion Salad

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Once temperatures drop to a winter chill, iceberg and other lettuces leave me cold. I prefer salads made with more substantial and assertively flavored greens like arugula, spinach and escarole.