Before I turn things over to the Tasty Tuesdays Link Up and the awesome recipes other bloggers have to share, I wanted to tell you about the goodness coming out of my garden and kitchen. I have three out of control cherry tomato plants this year. Unfortunately with cherry tomatoes you get a whole bunch all ripe at once. So, instead of letting any of those beauties go to waste, I found this recipe for Pickled Cherry Tomatoes.
Grape tomatoes can be used in place of the cherry tomatoes, and you could use different herbs, like oregano or basil, instead. I went with rosemary because my tomatoes happen to be planted in between my two huge rosemary bushes.
If you can boil water, you can make these. Seriously! All you do is boil some water, vinegar and salt then pour it over the tomatoes in your jars. Let them sit for 24 hours or more and that’s it!
You do not have to seal the jars on these if that intimidates you, but then you will have to keep the jars in the refrigerator. But, water bath canning is so easy you might just want to give it a try so you can keep these for eating later in the year … or so you can ship a jar off to your baby brother on the other side of the country who was run over by his own car (don’t ask…). Get more info from the pros at Ball if you are new to canning.
Throw them in a salad, or on an antipasto plate, or in a sandwich, or sneak them straight from the jar late at night… hey, I was just taste testing them for the blog, repeatedly, uh… to make sure the flavor didn’t change, yeah that’s it!
Give these a try and I think you will be pleasantly surprised.
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