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4th Annual Stromboli Contest

It’s the Christmas holiday season, which means it’s time for family togetherness, special kindnesses, and of course, stromboli-making. Regular visitors know that our family has a stromboli contest each year in which participants both young and old come up with their best ideas for filling a stromboli and we face off against each other in […]

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Never-Fail Brisket

The Jolly Tomato family happily shares both Jewish and Christian traditions…and during the Jewish high holiday season (this year Rosh Hashanah is September 24-26 and Yom Kippur is October 3-4), we have to make sure our brisket game is in top form. Fortunately, this year, just as we were starting to think more and more […]

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Hunger Challenge Day 3

OK, as predicted, I was way too confident yesterday. Today, the Hunger Challenge got a whole lot more complicated. 1) I came into contact with other food, and I caved. Mr. Jolly Tomato, who had a work meeting for lunch (I will subtract $1.57 from the total grocery allotment for his meal), brought home a bunch […]

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Fun Food Friday: Tamales

In honor of the Christmas holiday, we’ve got a special Fun Food episode just for today: tamales. For those who aren’t familiar with tamales, they’re delicious little packets of savory masa (a corn-based dough), usually filled with beef or pork, all wrapped up in a nice little corn husk and then steamed to perfection. They’re […]

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