"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Tomato Pie, by WD Westmoreland, is from Favorite Family Recipes,
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1 pie crust 3-4 tomatoes, sliced Basil to taste Thyme to taste Mayonnaise 1/2 c. grated cheddar cheese Small onion, chopped fine
Preheat oven to 375. Put one layer of tomatoes on bottom of crust. Sprinkle with onion, basil and thyme. Spread mayonnaise over the top of this. Sprinkly with cheese. Repeat 2-3 more layers until full. Bake about 45 minutes or until crust is brown and pie is bubbly.
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