What a strange year it has been.
The spring was unusually cool, so I planted the vegetable garden later than usual. Then it got extremely hot immediately. The tomato plants produced a few tomatoes but then largely went dormant.
With the cooling of autumn, out popped more tomatoes. But it is so cool they are not ripening.
I picked a half dozen and left them in the kitchen window to ripen, but to no avail.
So, for the first time in my life I fixed fried green tomatoes. Simple recipe I pulled off the net — dredge in flour and Cajun spice, then egg and milk and finally bread crumbs. About the same as you would for wienerschnitzel. Added a dash of Louisiana hot sauce and they were rather tasty.
I have a lot more tomatoes, so there is bound to be more on our table. Perhaps for Thanksgiving.