Happily in the fall, I was busy traveling for writing assignments and video taping chefs in their kitchens showing me their favorite recipes.
For Thanksgiving I am using a new recipe from one of those experiences.
This recipe is insanely easy and incredibly delicious: slow roasted Roma tomatoes used on sandwiches. When I was working on a profile of chef Andrew Pastore at Clifton's in downtown Los Angeles, to appreciate his menu I ate at the restaurant on the first floor, which is actually a cafeteria. I ate a rare roast beef sandwich that was excellent. The meat was perfectly cooked, moist and tender. But what made the sandwich memorable was the addition of these slow roasted Roma tomatoes.
Putting the slow roasted tomatoes on a sliced turkey sandwich would be awesome!
With chef Pastore, I wanted him to demonstrate his turkey pot pie, a dish he serves every day at Clifton's and o…