Jefferson Adams is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. His poems, essays and photographs have appeared in Antioch Review, Blue Mesa Review, CALIBAN, Hayden's Ferry Review, Huffington Post, the Mississippi Review, and Slate among others.
He is a member of both the National Writers Union, the International Federation of Journalists, and covers San Francisco Health News for Examiner.com.
The great bluegrass crooner Lester Flatt sang of the joys of homegrown tomatoes. Add sweet, homegrown corn to that and you've got the makings of a culinary match made in summer-time heaven. This chilled soup turns ripe, summer tomatoes and delicious sweet corn into a simple, yet exotic and refreshing soup that is sure to leave your family or guests wanting more.
6 large heirloom tomatoes, juiced
1 large avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
1 cup fresh corn kernels
3 tomatoes, diced
⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste
Using a juicer, extract juice from the 6 large tomatoes.
In a medium bowl combine the tomato juice, avocado, corn, diced tomatoes, cilantro, and lemon juice.
Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
Chill well and serve.