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10 Terrific Tomato Recipes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Comfort foods like grits, biscuits and fried chicken are classic fare in the American South, and the fried green tomato has its place in Southern nostalgia, too.

If you're longing for the nostalgia of yesteryear, or if you simply want to experience authentic Southern cuisine, Fried Green Tomatoes will hit the spot.

Keep in mind that the key to achieving a crispy coating and a perfectly cooked tomato is cutting this green goody in slices no thicker than 1/4 inch (0.6 centimeters).