Just In Time For Your Labor Day BBQ….

The nights are growing cooler and students are back in school. But summer’s not over yet! Labor Day is quickly approaching, which means you have an excuse to throw one more barbecue. So round up your friends and family, throw some burgers on the grill, and celebrate the last of the season!

Make your cookout one to remember by topping your burgers with smoked heirloom tomatoes, as seen in American Burger Revival: Brazen Recipes to Electrify a Timeless ClassicHeirloom season is in full swing right now, and your guests will be blown away by the depth of flavor these juicy gems lend to your patty. Plus you can show off your sweet smoking gun and impress everyone with your kitchen gadgetry!

Yield: Tomato slices for 4 burgers      Start to finish: 5 minutes

2 heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/3-inch thick
1 1/2 teaspoons good quality sea salt

Special Equipment:
Smoking gun
Smoking chips

  1. Lay tomatoes on a sheet tray and cover tightly with plastic wrap.
  2. Peel back one corner and place smoking tube inside. Wrap plastic around tube so no smoke can escape the chamber you have just created.
  3. Stoke gun and generate smoke for 15 seconds. Quickly remove tube and lock in smoke by sealing tray with plastic. Allow tomatoes to cold smoke for 2 minutes. Repeat.
  4. Season with sea salt and stack them high on your burger.

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