Fried Green Tomatoes

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Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2011

For this delightful Southern classic, it’s just dip, dredge, and fry. But dip in what? And dredge in what? And how do you get the coating to stay put?

SERVES4

TIME55 minutes, plus 20 minutes drying

Fried Green Tomatoes

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Tart, firm green tomatoes encased in a crisp cornmeal coating may sound divine, but when we hit the kitchen we found the reality to be a bit different. Most recipes featured slippery tomatoes with dusty, fractured coatings that just wouldn’...

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