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Cutting the acid in fresh tomatoes?


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Cutting the acid in fresh tomatoes?

NotSoHot | Jul 2, 2014 04:57 PM

This is sad: I've finally had a successful year growing my own tomatoes. I love nothing better than a tomato sandwich. But I've now developed quite a problem with acid reflux at night. Figured I'd have them for breakfast and lunch. (Yes, I can eat a tomato sandwich for breakfast in tomato season.) But after several days of multiple tomato sandwiches, I'm now developing canker sores in my mouth. Argh!

I should have tried to grow the less acidic varieties, but I went with ones that were pretty much guaranteed to grow for incompetent gardeners.

Anyway, with several tomatoes waiting on the kitchen counter and more waiting to be picked outside, does anyone have any ideas on what I can do with all these beauties that will be less injurious to my mouth and esophagus?

I feel like the guy in the Twilight Zone story who finally had all the books in the world and all the time to read them--and then he breaks his glasses.

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