Ode to the summertime joy of fresh tomato sandwich...

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by arlee453, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Ah to the tomato sandwich, you summer time treat!
    You glorious juicy redness, peeled and salted, can't be beat!
    A little Duke's mayo
    A couple slices of bread
    The dripping gooey tomato slices bring a tasty explosion in my head!
    Nothing is the same the whole rest of the year
    The thoughts of July Tomato sandwiches in November brings a tear.

    So, how do you like your tomato sandwich?

    I like to peel the tomato....picking the almost 'dead' ripe-eist ones. Slice pretty thick. A little salt and pepper and Duke's mayonnaise (or JFG in a pinch).

    Yum Yum.

    Guess what I had for lunch today??
  2. GaDawg

    GaDawg Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2008
    North GA
    Oh it has to be a home grown tomato with kraft mayo!

    my favorite summer treat

    I also like it with a home grown cucumber...yum yum
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Last edited: Jul 29, 2008
  4. BearSwampChick

    BearSwampChick Chicken Sensei

    Jan 10, 2008
    Marysville, OH
    Love the poem and it says it all so well! I like mine with Miracle Whip, no salt, no pepper. You're making me jealous!
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    You eat it "exactly" the way I like it except for a few tweaks. Peeled tomatoes, Duke mayo., no salt just pepper, and whole wheat bread lightly toasted. Mmmm..... Mmmm..... [​IMG]
  6. greenapple

    greenapple Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2008
    Central Florida
    I like taking a thick slice of tomato, putting a little salt on it and a spoon full of kraft mayo on top sprinkled with bacon bits. yummy
  7. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    Quote:Ooooo... I bet the bacon bits would be awesome! I'll have to try it. [​IMG]
  8. sunnydee

    sunnydee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2008
    I like to make a grilled cheese sandwich with these lovely summer treats! Yummy!!
  9. menageriemama

    menageriemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2008
    Lake Nebagamon, WI
    I like mine on thick sliced bread, slathered in butter and toasted, then layered with thick juicy slices of tomato, salt and pepper and a nice amount of gooey melted cheese-pepper jack is my fav. Squash it all together and serve with kettle chips and a cold beer. [​IMG]

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