Fried Green Tomatoes

I got together with my Grandma Dee 
and we decided to cook up some fried green tomatoes using an old family recipe.

This was my first time having fried green tomatoes,
but my Grandma used to eat them all the time when she was younger
and she has many fond memories of her family making them.
So we "rekindled" the memories while we enjoyed our time together
eating tasty, fried tomatoes.

6 - 7 green tomatoes
salt and pepper
1 cup flour
1/2 cup self-rising cornmeal (I didn't have any so I added baking powder)
1 cup crisco vegetable oil
egg and milk mixture
 (I used 2 eggs and then just poured the milk in until I liked the consistency)

Heat oil over medium heat in a skillet.
Slice tomatoes into 1/2 inch slices.
Salt and pepper the tomatoes.

Whisk egg and milk together;
mix flour and cornmeal together.
Dip tomatoes into milk mixture
and then into flour mixture.
Fry tomatoes on both sides in hot oil.

And enjoy the finished product!
Is it healthy? Probably not!
Is it tasty? Most definitely! :)

My Grandma Dee and me enjoying our yummy fried tomatoes.

Happy Friday Everyone :)

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Lottie Lee said...

Oh my goodness Stephanie they look AMAZING! I wish I could try them right now! When I go grocery shopping this week I might just have to get some tomatoes to try your recipe. I've only ever had Fried Green Tomatoes once (at a restaurant)- they were good, but yours look so much better!

Have a wonderful weekend ahead!

Delvalina said...

Dear my Colorado sister,

I cried for the last picture..it made me miss my grandma, she is 78 now but she lives far away from me, she lives in the country side and we are in different island it needs 6 hours by plane and an hour by ship and 3 hours by car to get in to the village...but the good news she is going to spend the chirstmas here :)

It looks so yummy fried green tomatoes... :) please let me know too when you try for the potato donuts, but I suggest you you may give more potato it will be better I think... I havent tried about coffe for hair, I just need time to do crafting, baking and cooking, and taking care of myself haha..

Well, I've been wondering about Elisabeth Elliot, you keep posted about her...and I will have to read one of her books soon.

Been praying for you, my mom say hi to you!

Love you
#SuchALongcomment haha :D

Anonymous said...

Oh, that certainly does look delicious!

Thanks for stopping by my blog! I appreciate it!


Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Oh my, do those ever look good! I have never had fried green tomatoes and I've always wondered what they tasted like! Maybe I will try this recipe some time. Thanks for sharing and for your lovely comment you left at your last visit. I really appreciate it. Have a wonderful weekend, my friend.


Visits With Mary said...

Love Fried Green Tomatoes! So Yummy !! I like them with puple hull peas and cornbread !

LindaCrochets said...

Oh, these brings back memories. I haven't cooked them in ages, BUT we do have a country restaurant near by that always has them on the buffet and I ALWAYS must have some.
Thank you for stopping by my blog.

Delisa said...

Hi Stephanie! Thank you for coming by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment. It is so nice to meet you. You have a beautiful blog and it sounds like we have a lot in common. I love fried green tomatoes too. I never tasted them until I moved here to Georgia, seven years ago. They are delicious and the ones you made with your grandma look absolutely perfect! I hope you have a lovely friday afternoon ahead and I look forward to reading more of your blog. Delisa :)

Life and Breath and Everything Else said...

Those look so good! My mom used to make fried green tomatoes, but I haven't had them in years. Now I fancy some :)

Cherished Handmade Treasures said...

YUM! These look delicious. Thanks for visiting my blog. I'm a new follower.

Cherished Handmade Treasures

Anonymous said...

Hi Stephanie,

I am going to Print your recipe and try it; I have never eaten fried green tomatoes. I have some available from our garden.

I once had pickled green tomatoes around the age of 12, and I remember them being so delicious. I have never heard anyone mention them though, even though they know of green tomatoes fried. Have you ever had pickled green tomatoes?

Your grandmother is sweet looking, very lovely. Is this here kitchen? It look like a fun place to visit.

:) Hope

janice15 said...

I just made fried green tomatoes awhile back ago for the first time and I just loved them...my tomatoes were from my garden...I'm going to try your recipe...thank you for sharing and thank you for visiting. Happy weekend with love Janice

Dawn said...

That is so wonderful you had a great time with Grandma! I have never had Fried Green Tomatoes but have always wanted to. I will try them with this recipe. Thank you!

Lady Linda said...

Thank you for visiting my blog and following me! I needed a little pick me up today and there you were. Your blog is beautiful and so nice to find fellow Christians. I have never had a fried green tomato!

makeyourhomesing said...

I always think it makes the blogging world a lot smaller when I do something and then somebody else blogs about doing it too, lol!

I have never had fried green tomatoes but I know there was a movie about it. Well, probably not about IT but there was a movie (never saw that either, haha).

What do they taste like?

Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation said...

What fun family memories for me in this post. We had a neighbor who was my kids adopted grandma. She used to cook fried zucchini - my fave. Different vege but fun memories nonetheless :) Thank you!

debra said...

oh MY do those look delicious. I should NOT have clicked on that picture after being out all afternoon and coming home hungry.... ! :)

Connie Nelson said...

I love fried green tomatoes though I haven't had them for while. Thanks for sharing!

Unknown said...

Fried green tomatoes! I hardly ever have these but I love them! I will have to try your recipe. Thanks for sharing! btw, I love all your vintage pictures on your blog...so cool. Have a great day!


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