Fried Green Tomatoes and a Lesson on the Civil War

Our next stop was Vicksburg, Mississippi.  Our visit began with dinner at Rusty’s Riverfront Grill, where we had the most fabulous fried green tomatoes I’d ever eaten.  This dish takes a healthy green tomato, coats it with flour and other ingredients, fries it and covers it with a rich sauce.  Only in the South can such a healthy food be turned into such a fattening (but delicious!) dish.

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