Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr 45 mins

This comes from the June 2001 Gourmet. Sinful and delicious!


  1. Cut a small x in skin of blossom end of each tomato. Blanch tomatoes in a saucepan of boiling water 3 seconda and immediately transfer with slotted spoon to bowl of ice water to stop cooking.
  2. Drain and peel, transferring to large, shallow dish.
  3. Stir together vodka, vinegar, sugar, and zest until sugar is dissolved, then pour over tomatoes, gently tossing to coat.
  4. Marinate, covered and chilled, 30 minutes to 1 hour.

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