Fun Cocktails for a Portland Holiday Brunch – Orange Spice Mimosa and Carob Affogato
A couple of lovely brunch drinks to celebrate the holiday season!
These are the tomatoes that I picked during one weekday last week. Since then we’ve made homemade salsa (twice), eaten plenty of them raw and in salads and we still have a bunch of them — which I love.
I’ve decided that this summer and fall I will try to see how many ways I can use them creatively. I’d like to learn to can, but I also have discovered that I could dry them in the sun or in the oven and keep them for a later date. I could also probably pack them in oil and charge $6/pint… hmm…(but seriously, how awesome does having homemade dried tomatoes sound?)
Long story short, I am on the lookout for creative, frugal and/or interesting ways to use lots of homemade tomatoes. I think this is an opportunity to learn a lot and make good use of the literal fruits of our effort. Send me your ideas!