Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Summer Pleasures # 5 - Tomato sandwiches ......
Lately I've been getting lots of tomatoes from my garden. That means it's time to have tomato sandwiches for lunch. Tomato sandwiches are one of the pleasures of summer.
Every year I look forward to having fresh home grown tomatoes from the garden. Tomatoes that you buy in a store, even those labeled "vine-ripened", taste nothing like home grown ones. I like to keep my tomatoes in a basket on the kitchen counter. I think they taste best if they have not been refrigerated.
I've been getting lots and lots of cucumbers. The squash aren't as prolific, but we've had enough to eat. Both the squash and cucumbers are beginning to die back. The tomatoes are approaching their peak and the green peppers are looking good.