tomatine and fried green tomatoes

Beverly Erlebacher bae at
Mon Aug 19 07:39:02 EST 2002

In article <3D5F7E22.2F906370 at>,
Maison  < at> wrote:
>sorry, just new here ...
>do i understand that frying in general creates carcinogens ???
>sorry to be so abrupt, i'm not expert in this field :(

While any cooking that causes food to char produces carcinogens, most
North Americans have too much fat in their diets for good health.

>don bright wrote:
>> > Don't make fried green tomatoes a significant part of your diet.  All that
>> > fried food isn't good for you!
>> that reminds me, which is more dangerous the carcinogens generated by
>> frying or the ones in the tomato?
>> > Btw, you can pickle green tomatoes by the same fermentation process as is
>> > used for real dill pickles.  They're really good! ;-)
>> thanks for the info. unfortunately i dislike vinegar.

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