I hope y’all have loved the summer time vegetable recipes as a lot as we’ve got right here at Chez Lolly.
Considered one of my favourite meals recipe magazines is Southern Forged Iron Recipes. A number of weeks in the past, Candy Harold casually talked about that the corn pudding and inexperienced tomato pie recipes actually sounded good to him. I will admit I midway heard his remarks. Nonetheless, when he introduced up the 2 recipes once more in dialog per week later, I knew I higher get these two dishes cooked for him!
Because the summer time rising season attracts to a detailed, these inexperienced tomatoes might not have time to ripen on the vine. When you’ve already eaten your fill of fried inexperienced tomatoes, how about having fun with them in a savory pie? The key right here is to slice the tomatoes extraordinarily skinny. This may enable them to be extra evenly cooked.
GREEN TOMATO PIE
1 (14.1 oz.) bundle refrigerated piecrusts
3 lbs. inexperienced tomatoes, sliced 1/4″ inch thick
2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 giant egg, flippantly overwhelmed
1/2 cup thinly sliced recent basil
3 tablespoons chopped recent dill
1/4 teaspoon floor black pepper
1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
2/3 cup chopped pink onion
Garnish: recent dill and freshly floor black pepper
On a flippantly floured floor, unroll piecrusts and stack them on prime of one another; roll crusts to a 14-inch circle. Switch crust to a 10-inch cast-iron skillet, urgent onto the underside and up the edges. Fold edges of crust below and crimp as desired. Refrigerate for half-hour.
Preheat oven to 400 levels High crust with a chunk of parchment paper, letting ends prolong over the aspect of skillet; add pie weights. Bake for quarter-hour. Rigorously take away paper and weights. Bake till crust is golden brown, about 10 extra minutes. Let cool on a wire rack for quarter-hour. Scale back oven temperature to 375 levels.
Whereas crust is pre-baking, place tomato slices on paper towels; sprinkle 1 teaspoon salt throughout either side of tomato slices. Let stand at room temperature for half-hour. Blot off extra salt and moisture with paper towels.
In a medium bowl, stir collectively cheeses, mayonnaise, egg, basil, dill, pepper, granulated garlic and the remaining 1 teaspoon salt till effectively mixed.
Sprinkle onion within the backside of the ready crust. Unfold one-third of the cheese combination onto the onion. Layer half of the tomatoes on the cheese combination, overlapping as wanted. Repeat layers with the remaining cheese combination and remaining tomatoes, ending with the cheese combination.
Bake till golden brown and middle is ready 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool fully on a wire rack earlier than serving. Garnish with dill and black pepper if desired.
CREAMED CORN PUDDING
One of many particular treats of summertime is recent corn. There are few issues higher than corn on the cob with butter and salt. Whereas I’ve cooked dozens of skillets of fried corn by means of the years, this virtually souffle-like dish was a deal with. I will be saving this recipe to serve at future Thanksgiving meals!
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 cups recent or thawed frozen corn kernels (about 4 ears)
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons plain cornmeal
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon floor black pepper
3 giant eggs
1 (16-oz.) container bitter cream
1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1 (8-oz.) bundle Monterey Jack cheese, shredded and divided
1 (7-oz.) jar diced pimientos, drained
1/4 cup chopped inexperienced onion
Garnish: chopped inexperienced onion
Preheat oven to 350 levels. Pour vegetable oil right into a 10-inch cast-iron skillet; place skillet within the oven whereas preheating. Within the bowl of a meals processor, pulse corn kernels till virtually clean.
In a big bowl, whisk collectively flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and pepper. Whisk in puréed corn, eggs, bitter cream and butter till clean.
Stir in 1 1/2 cups cheese, pimientos and inexperienced onion. Rigorously unfold combination into scorching skillet.
Baked till puffed and middle is nearly set, 45 to 50 minutes, overlaying with foil after half-hour to stop extra browning.
Take away from oven and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese. Let stand for 10 minutes earlier than serving. Garnish with inexperienced onion if desired.
If you would like so as to add some warmth, use Monterey Jack cheese with peppers and/or stir in a minced seeded jalapeño or serrano pepper.
Laura Tolbert, also referred to as Fleur de Lolly, has been sharing recipes, desk decor concepts and recommendation for fellow foodies and novices on her weblog, fleurdelolly.blogspot.com for greater than eight years. She gained the Duke Mayonnaise a centesimal Anniversary nationwide recipe contest for her Alabama White BBQ Sauce. She is also a Kansas Metropolis BBQ Society Licensed Barbeque Decide. You’ll be able to contact her at fb.com/fleurde.lolly.5, on Instagram and email@example.com.