After the holiday food conundrum...we have so much food and nothing to eat!!! All kidding aside, we needed a really delicious, quick, no fuss, grease laden meal at home. Back in the summer, I was intrigued by the idea of cherry tomato jam and didn't have a chance to try my hand at it. So tonight is the night. I had 3/4 of a quart of less-than-stellar orange cherry tomatoes, fresh ground chuck, blue cheese and some time.
CHERRY TOMATO JAM
2 cups cherry tomatoes
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
3 Tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
Put all ingredient in a small sauce pan and heat over medium high heat. Boil briskly about 15 minutes until thick and tomatoes have cooked down by a third.
I topped my burger with the tomato jam, about 2 Tablespoons of St Agur blue cheese and a couple thin slices of red onion.....
I absolutely love Sweet Potato French Fries with a glob of mayo mixed with bottled chili sauce and a bit of garlic to dip!!! This supper is just what I was thinking for tonight. A taste of summer the day after Christmas.