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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Melissa Clark's Tomatoes in Peanut Sauce

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Made with coconut milk, ginger, and Thai basil, and peanuts.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Crafting Tomato Junk

Friday, October 04, 2013

Garden writer Margaret Roach has a strong suggestion for what do with all your end-of-season tomatoes and other odds and ends: make tomato junk. Find out what that is and get the recipe.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Tomato Season with Melissa Clark

Friday, July 26, 2013

Fresh tomatoes are one of the best parts of summer eating, and Melissa Clark shares ideas for how to make the most of them this season. She's New York Times Dining Section columnist and cookbook writer, and her most recent cookbook is Cook This Now: 120 Easy and Delectable Dishes You Can't Wait to Make.

 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Melissa Clark's Southeast Asian Tomato Salad

Friday, July 26, 2013

Southeast Asian Tomato Salad

Makes 4 servings

About 2 teaspoons Asian fish sauce such as nam pla or nuoc mam, or to taste
2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
1 teaspoon light brown sugar
2 scallions, finely chopped
1 fat garlic clove, minced (or use 2 small ones)
1/2 jalapeno ...

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Melissa Clark's Perfect Tomato Sandwich

Friday, July 26, 2013

A Perfect Tomato Sandwich

Of all the seasonal produce that I wax poetic about in these pages, nothing gives me goose bumps like a ripe summer tomato.

Meaty and succulent, its velvety flesh enclosing a fragrant jelly of golden seeds and dripping with sweet pink juice, a summer tomato is ...

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WNYC News

Compost for the Community

Sunday, April 21, 2013

WNYC

A project aimed at improving soil and bringing fresh food production to underserved communities launches in New York City Monday.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Forget the Gingham, This is How to Put Up Tomatoes for Winter

Friday, September 21, 2012

Francis Lam shares his recipe for "Tomato Bomb Concentrate" and oven-dried tomatoes.

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Features

60-Second Stir Fry: Francis Lam of Gilt Taste

Friday, September 14, 2012

WNYC

Francis Lam, the features editor of Gilt Taste, is da bomb. First, he brought me a sample of the homemade tomato paste he so richly describes in this week's Last Chance Foods. Second, threw himself completely into treating the Studio 4 mascot like a live kitty, giving this Stir Fry a creepy, Halloween vibe. Too bad we weren't talking about pumpkins.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Loving the Humble Hybrid Tomato

Friday, August 03, 2012

Ron Binaghi III of Stokes Farm in Old Tappan, N.J., talks about reasons to appreciate humble, hothouse-grown hybrid tomatoes. His dad recommends a thick slice of tomato on a slice of good bread with a generous amount of mayo, but you can also try Stokes Farms' favorite Baked Parmesan Tomato recipe.

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Features

I Say Tomato, You Say Arthritis

Friday, August 19, 2011

WNYC

Tomato season is here. Last weekend, my local farmers' market at Fort Greene Park had a beautiful display of jewel-like heirloom tomatoes. 

But many people avoid them.  Tomatoes are part of a potentially troublesome group of veggies known as "nightshades."

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The Takeaway

Adventures in 'Tomatoland'

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Author Barry Estabrook decided to write about tomatoes because they almost killed him. He was driving in Naples, Fla. when a few tomatoes bounced off the cargo truck in front of him, narrowly missing his windshield. At the next stoplight, he was amazed to see that the tomatoes littering the street were unscathed after falling off a truck that was traveling at 60 miles per hour. How did the tomato— once summer’s tastiest treat — become the bland specimens available in most grocery stores now? And how can we fix it?

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Last Chance Foods

The Secret to Sunday Sauce

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Food writer Carolyn Cope discusses canned tomatoes, the concern over B.P.A. in can liners, and what kinds of tomatoes make the best Sunday sauce. Also, try her recipe for "New Old School Tomato Sauce."

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