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Decent Supermarket Tomato - Found at Last?


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Decent Supermarket Tomato - Found at Last?

CFByrne | Aug 26, 2012 05:53 AM

Here in Florida we all know how hard it is to find a decent fresh tomato.

Sure, in winter you can get them at the various farmer / green markets. But otherwise, it's tough.

Until now, the best I could find in, say Publix, were the "Ugly" tomatoes.

But the other day, I came across something new at my Publix.

The little label on each tomato showed:

Tennessee Tasti-Lee

I tried these just for kicks, even though they looked similar to the usual hothouse suspects.

Wow. Really really good. Real taste and texture inside. Closest thing I've seen to a fresh northern tomato in a long time.

Their website goes to great lengths to detail how these are most definitely NOT gassed, not hothouse.

Best part? Unlike the often $4/lb Uglies, these were just $1.99, about the same the lousy ones typically go for.

Check them out!

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