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Fried Green TomatoesPublished in 1996

Fried Green Tomatoes - 1996

1 ½ lbs green tomatoes

1 egg                     2 T milk

2 T water            Salt & pepper to taste

½ c flour             1 T bacon drippings

Vegetable oil     ¾ c cracker meal

Wash, core and cut tomatoes into 1/3 in thick slices.  Set aside end slices for other use. Pat tomato slices dry and season with salt and pepper, both sides. Beat egg with milk and water.  Put cracker meal on wax paper; have flour in shallow bowl.  Pour vegetable oil with bacon drippings to depth of ¼ in in large, nonstick skillet.  Heat. Lay tomato slices in flour, shaking off excess from both sides. Se fork to dip slices into the egg mixture, then dip into cracker meal and coat both sides. Fry slices into hot oil, few at a time, for less than a minute on each side, or until golden. Remove with slotted spatula and drain on paper towels.

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