You supplement the tomatoes with a healthy dose of sweet vegetables, herbs and spices-thus not minding the lack of vine-ripened sweetness in these late-season tomatoes. Each square equals a tablespoonful, what is often needed in stews and soups.
April McGreger of The Farmer's Daughter takes a Southern classic to new heights by combining it with spicy ginger ale and dried sour cherries to create a spread that puts to shame most of the sweet glop sold in supermarkets.
Making tomato paste doesn't need to be a pain in the neck! This method is so simple and makes a delicious homemade tomato paste with roasted cherry tomatoes that you can store in the freezer and use all winter.
One of my favorite things to make with green garlic is a simple pesto. Green garlic has a milder flavor than mature garlic cloves, so it forms the backbone of the pesto, as opposed to a supporting note in the traditional recipe.