Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Summer's Simple Pleasures - One of my Favorite Things

When the first tomato comes off the vine, I get dibs - no questions asked!  I know many of you down South have already harvested your tomatoes.  Mine are just starting.  One of my favorite things that I look forward to each summer is a simple tomato sandwich.


We are famous here in Jersey for our tomatoes and corn.  After eating all those cardboard tomatoes throughout the winter, this is a real treat!

Just sliced tomatoes, salt and pepper, a little bit of mayo on toast.  I'm a happy camper!

Happy Summer :o)

4 comments:

  1. Oh yea! Only I keep it white bread-yummy:@)

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  2. One thing about being the gardener--I can eat the first tomato and no one ever knows!

    Your tomato sandwich, drool by the way, reminds me of my grandma's tomato salad. Home grown tomatoes, salt, pepper, a dab of mayo. Simple & perfection.

    Enjoy those beautiful tomatoes!

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  3. I'm with you on the tomato sandwich, maybe even the mayonnaise. But have you tried tomato and peanut butter and lettuce? My childhood favorite!

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  4. Oh Patti, I truly believe we are soul sisters! I have eaten 4, yes 4 simple tomato sandwiches in the last 2 days! I was thinking that I'd have another one tomorrow and then I realized that my parents (where I'm visiting) are out of bread (gee, I wonder why!!! --- they must have mice!).

    The simple things to eat and prepare, when fresh and seasonal are the BEST!

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