Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General

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2006/02/18 21:56:28 (permalink)

Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General

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I used to work at a place in Islamorada, Fl, and they used to serve broiled tomato's as a garnish on every plate.
My mom used to make them all them time also.
Half a tomato, little garlic, salt, pepper, and breadcrumbs and melt a bit of cheese on top.
Yum....
I Can't wait till we get some nice tomatos available and make some~
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/02/19 02:31:37 (permalink)
    Islamorada--Hmmmm. Memories: 1968 . . . spring break in med school . . . 10 days lounging in the keys . . . diving, fishing, living in the shell of an abandoned motel and showering in the marina across the street . . . getting my picture taken next to somebody else's trophy tarpon and sending it to my mom . . . . Can't even remember what I ate . . . short on funds and conserving money for gas to get back to school, I probably didn't eat much, even broiled tomatos, but a beer or two was consumed.
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/02/19 13:51:13 (permalink)
    a friends gramma would halve roma or plumb tomatos, drizzle with olive oil, salt, bread crumbs and mozzaral, pop them under the broiler until just golden. Served with a small glass of Strega (sp) this has always said italian family dinner to me..
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/02/20 19:52:05 (permalink)
    it's an easy way to give unpatient kids some food while waiting for an italian dinner that has been sending odors throughout the house all day long.
    I know, because I was the kid.
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/02/23 00:35:33 (permalink)
    Grilled (broiled) tomatos are a standard part of the full traditional English breakfast. Growing up in New Jersey, fried tomatos (floured and into some oil) with white toast were standard summer fare.
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/02/23 10:25:19 (permalink)
    Question. Doesn't the cheese melt way before the tomatoes hardly even get warm? No one said anything about broiling the tomatoes for a while before adding the cheese.
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/02/23 16:00:19 (permalink)
    use the middle postion for the rack and by the time the cheese is brown and bubbly the tomatos are warmed through
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/02/26 12:12:50 (permalink)
    Roossy, my name brings back found memories for you, the broiled tomatoes bring back found memories for me. Way back when I was a kid my mom would make em at least once a week. I can't remember her exact recipe but I make an attempt at them often. They just never taste quite as good as moms. They were close to what Dreamz recamended.

    My best attempt has been some olive oil, italian seasoning, cracker crumbs, parmesan, and then mozzeralla. Them bake em like Dreams said. I've also used italian dressing instead of the olive oil and italian seasoning, and no crumbs. There good lottsa ways I guess!
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/02/26 14:31:40 (permalink)
    These used to be called Parma Tomatoes at the A.G.Ferrari chain in the SF bay area.

    In tomato season I complain that they no longer have them.

    If anyone else misses them at that deli, please turn up the heat!
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/03/03 21:19:27 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by PapaJoe8

    Roossy, my name brings back found memories for you, the broiled tomatoes bring back found memories for me. Way back when I was a kid my mom would make em at least once a week. I can't remember her exact recipe but I make an attempt at them often. They just never taste quite as good as moms. They were close to what Dreamz recamended.

    My best attempt has been some olive oil, italian seasoning, cracker crumbs, parmesan, and then mozzeralla. Them bake em like Dreams said. I've also used italian dressing instead of the olive oil and italian seasoning, and no crumbs. There good lottsa ways I guess!
    Joe

    Memories are abundant here on the broiled tomato thread!

    I cant wait to make some.....I like your recipe, maybe even slide a piece of fresh basil under the cheese....Like a mini margherita pizza w/o the dough...
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/03/04 14:02:54 (permalink)
    OK roossy, I'll havto try the basil. That must be what I am missing, thanks! Oh, I did a batch and used Ken's Itialian Dressing instead of the olive oil. Not bad.

    Oh, what is a margherita pizza???
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/03/04 17:19:05 (permalink)
    Shame on you Tara for bringing this up when the only fresh tomatoes I can get aren't worth eating. I'll forgive you and remember the ideas here starting in late July...
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/03/04 17:29:07 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by PapaJoe8

    OK roossy, I'll havto try the basil. That must be what I am missing, thanks! Oh, I did a batch and used Ken's Itialian Dressing instead of the olive oil. Not bad.

    Oh, what is a margherita pizza???
    Joe


    Pizza Margherita is topped with fresh diced tomatoes, fresh basil, and mozzarella (freshly sliced is best). The colors red, green, and white represent the colors of the Italian flag. But that's coming from a Greman/Dane so you might verify with a real Italian not just someone who likes the food.
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/03/04 17:35:17 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by PapaJoe8

    OK roossy, I'll havto try the basil. That must be what I am missing, thanks! Oh, I did a batch and used Ken's Itialian Dressing instead of the olive oil. Not bad.

    Oh, what is a margherita pizza???
    Joe

    It's a tomato pie made with tomatoes, cheese and basil -- the Italian national colors of red, white and green. It is named for Queen Margherita of Italy. The first one was made by apizza maker Raffaele Esposito in honor of the queen's visit to naples.
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/03/04 19:06:18 (permalink)
    Ah... I've had at Gary Gabrels (spelling?) Hideaway Pizza in OK City, It was wonderful! He also invented a great game called Pente. Kinda like chess but without the un necessery complications. He worked at Hiheaway but after he sold Pente to Hasbro for 3 mil he bought it and made it a great chain of pizza restaurants, 6 I think now? A great Pizza joint by the way!!!!!! We all got "all we could eat" pizza for 3 days at the Pente tourney held there there a few years ago. Quite a gentelman Gary is!!!!

    And check out

    www.pente.org

    If? ur a stratagy kinda person. It will help your no limit holdem game. Great site, live action!
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/03/04 19:15:50 (permalink)
    I'm not a games fan. And I don't play cards. But thanks.
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/03/04 19:28:06 (permalink)
    Ahhh... but you do like pizza Michael! Hideaway is the best I've ever had. 3 days and I still wasn't full! And it was free!!!!!! But have you tried the broiled tomato recipes? Im gonna cook some more tonight!
    Joe
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/05/26 10:34:01 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by NebGuy

    Shame on you Tara for bringing this up when the only fresh tomatoes I can get aren't worth eating. I'll forgive you and remember the ideas here starting in late July...

    It's almost time for you Nebguy!
    Revival!
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/05/29 08:57:09 (permalink)


    Blue Cheese Broiled Tomatoes

    Ingredients:
    4 large tomatoes
    1 tsp. sugar
    ½ tsp. dried basil
    1/4th tsp. salt
    Fresh ground pepper
    1 cup soft bread crumbs
    2 Tbsp. melted butter
    ½ cup crumbled blue cheese

    Directions:
    Preheat broiler setting to high. Cut stem ends off tomatoes and cut each tomato into 2 thick slices. Place on broiler pan.

    Combine sugar, basil, salt and pepper, and sprinkle a small amount onto each tomato slice. Slip tomatoes under hot broiler and broil for 2 minutes and remove. Add bread crumbs to melted butter and toss lightly with a fork. Add blue cheese and toss again lightly. Spoon atop tomato slices, and broil until crumbs are nicely browned – approximately 1-2 minutes. Serve immediately.



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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/05/29 10:08:47 (permalink)
    This thread solved my "What's for breakfast" dilemma.
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/06/01 21:08:58 (permalink)
    YUM.....
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/06/01 21:28:31 (permalink)
    Why folks don't post more pics on this site of food simply confuses me. OOPS, no runzas 4 moi. (Just kidding roossy).
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/06/01 23:16:40 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by Adjudicator

    Why folks don't post more pics on this site of food simply confuses me. OOPS, no runzas 4 moi. (Just kidding roossy).

    Got one in the fridge as we speak..
    (I promise. No more photos of them)
    http://www.recipesconsumer.com/recipeImages/f_100853_2.jpg
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/08/14 04:26:02 (permalink)
    Revival..(again)
    Ok.
    What is everyone doing with their lucious tomatoes this summer?
    I had slices of local farm fresh juicy ripe ones thick sliced on a croissant/w/miracle whip, and pepper while hovering over the sink....
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/08/14 06:58:25 (permalink)
    This was one of our favorite tomato meals this summer, made from all the smallish heirloom tomato varieties - pasta sauce with fresh basil and lump blue crabmeat. I took this picture right before I tossed the room temperature sauce with hot drained linguini and cubes of brie cheese.


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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/08/15 12:23:12 (permalink)
    RubyRose,
    That looks good....
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    RE: Broiled Tomato's=or Tomatoes in General 2006/08/17 19:49:31 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by roossy90

    Revival..(again)
    Ok.
    What is everyone doing with their lucious tomatoes this summer?
    I had slices of local farm fresh juicy ripe ones thick sliced on a croissant/w/miracle whip, and pepper while hovering over the sink....


    Last night I made bruschetta (broosketta) on grilled whole grain bread. a really big hit
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