All posts tagged: Cosmonaut tomatoes

Curse Not the Green Tomatoes, Make Chutney.

The Fedco seeds Cosmonaut tomato variety yielded fine, heavy fruits in my garden this summer. They failed to ripen. I may have had words about that in past times. I take them all back. The knife wielding WideEyedSpouse and I picked, washed, chopped pounds of green tomatoes to make six pints of chutney, six pints of green tomato gold. Five are left. Yesterday, on hearing that I had chutney stored in the basement, WidedEyedFriend W made unsubtle overtures toward getting some of it. I pretended not to understand. There are only five pints left to last an entire year. I am already planning a 2014 green tomato garden. I combined two recipes (1, 2) I found on other sites to make my own concoction based on what they said and what I had around: 12 cups seeded, cored, and diced green tomatoes, 5-7 pounds 1 cup raisins (paid no attention to light, dark, whatever) 1 cup Craisins 2 cups mixed chopped onions, shallots, 2 garlic cloves (in exponentially decreasing volume order) 3 cups brown sugar …