As the local tomato season winds down, the frivolous grasshoppers among us who did not diligently can batches of them for winter dinners have a new resource. Amid the overflowing stands of shiny red orbs still in the markets in early fall are bright jars of preserved local, organic tomatoes sold by Jorge Moret, a partner in City Saucery. The company uses the recipes of Carolina Marino, a native of Calabria, Italy, and is run by her son Michael Marino and his companion, Mr. Moret. The jarred tomatoes include yellow ones and a sauce made from bruised “ugly” tomatoes. The company also sells Calabrian-style sauces and condiments online and in stores: City Saucery summer tomatoes, Union Square, Fort Greene and McCarren Park Greenmarkets; sauces and condiments, $14.98 and up, citysaucery.com.
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- September 19, 2017