COOKING: No end to versatility of tomatoes
‘My mother, who grew up in West Pittston and grew tomatoes, always added a couple slices of tomatoes to her broth.’
GENE PHILBIN Peculiar Slurp Shop owner
PITTSTON TOMATO FESTIVAL
That’s why many chefs, like Gene Philbin of Pittston, try to keep them off the menu in the wintertime.
“We try to keep them off pretty much everything in the wintertime,” Philbin said.
Unless there’s a good crop from a local hydroponic farm, he...
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