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Green tomatoes

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Green tomatoes are simply unripe red tomatoes -- hence their lower sugar content and slightly sour taste. Charring makes them softer and easier to peel. To grill the shrimp use 8-inch wooden skewers, which you'll find in some supermarkets and kitchenware stores.

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Though fried green tomatoes are commonly thought of as a Southern staple, they were actually an invention of 19th-century Northern farmers who would pick the remaining green tomatoes from their vines before first frost.