Merry Tomatoes from Charleston Junior League cookbook

    • 30 -40 picCvQfDscherry tomatoes, stems removed
    • vodka
    • 1 teaspoon celery salt
    • 1/4 cup lemon pepper seasoning

Remove stem. Pierce the tomatoes a few times on the top (stem side).

  • Place the tomatoes in a serving dish or bowl.
  • Pour the vodka over the tomatoes.
  • (Each tomato should be partially submerged in the vodka. Depending on the serving bowl, you may need to use more than 1 cup.) Allow to marinate for at least 6 hours.
  • In a small bowl combine the celery salt and lemon pepper seasoning, mixing well.
  • Place the bowl of seasoning next to the bowl of tomatoes along with a small container of toothpicks.
  • Guests are to spear a tomato with a toothpick and then dip it in the seasoning mixture.