Easing into Fall (baked tomatoes)

Psst. Want to hear a secret?

I’ll have to whisper, because I don’t want summer to find out.

I am looking forward to autumn.

See, not something we want summer to know about. She might stomp off in a huff, leaving behind grey skies and falling leaves. And what would that mean for us? It would mean it is time to eat mushroom pasta, and spiced apple desserts and warming soups. Okay, that’s not bad. Not bad at all. However, it is not quite time. Not quite, but almost. Hot chocolate, pumpkin pie and hazelnut cookies have started to appear in my dreams. Soon, very soon.

But first, there are the season’s last tomatoes to bake. Molly Wizenberg explained how, and I cannot imagine a better transition into a cooler season.



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3 responses to “Easing into Fall (baked tomatoes)

  1. Bart

    Fall equals Apples…. I sure love my apples…Ingredients * 2 large eggs . * 1/2 c milk . * 2 tbsps packed brown sugar . * 1/2 c all-purpose flour . * 1/4 tsp salt . * 1 granny smith apples (1 c thin sliced) . * 2 tbsps butter . * 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon Directions * Step #1 Heat oven to 400F degrees. * Step #2 Melt butter in pie plate in oven; brush on sides of pie plate. * Step #3 Sprinkle top 2 tbsp brown sugar & cinnamon over butter. * Step #4 Arrange apple over sugar in counterclockwise direction. * Step #5 Beat eggs slightly in med bowl with whisk or beater. * Step #6 Beat in remaining ingredients just until mixed. * Step #7 Pour into pie plate. * Step #8 Bake 30-35 mins until puffy & deep golden brown. * Step #9 IMMEDIATELY loosen edge of pancake & turn upside down onto plate. * Enjoy the Apple Oven Pancake recipe

  2. Laura

    Ooooh. That sounds like just the thing for a blustery fall night. Guess what I'm having for dinner tomorrow?

  3. Bart

    And…. how was it?

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