Now if you said to yourself, "Myself, why is there a watermelon on top of the wood stove?" You wouldn't really be the only one wondering that.
I too wondered at the oddity of eating a watermelon (picked from the vine not three hours ago) while it's cold enough in the house to justify starting up the wood stove.
We're expected to get down to 32 degrees tonight, so I did a last-minute walk through the gardens and pulled anything that I didn't want frozen:
The watermelon (no, it did not stay on top of the stove) wasn't really totally ripe, but Rhiannon and I ate some anyhow. The melons went in late this year, then the heat must have cooked all the flowers (there were tons of them on the vines) so we only got three watermelons and three cantaloupe. And if it wasn't going to get down to freezing tonight, I would have kept them on the vine hoping for some more ripening time. Oh well.
So now I have a
Anybody have any recipes for green tomatoes?