Many of you are heading into tomato season. When you tire of eating them like apples, you can try this…a sweetly elegant retro food.
Choose a ripe tomato for each guest. Cut a 3/4″ slice from stem end of each. Chop these slices. mix with half the quantity of packaged dry bread crumbs, a little minced onion, a pinch of finely chopped garlic, some snipped parsley, salt and pepper to taste. Set tomatoes in baking pan. Top with crumb mixture. Dot with butter. Bake, uncovered at 375° F. for 35 to 40 minutes.