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Tomatoes

Gazpacho, pasta sauce, pizza, ketchup--find tips and recipes for all these tomato dishes and more.

Ketchup vs Catsup: Never Have a Mr. Burns Moment Again

When it comes to catsup vs ketchup, have you ever had a Mr. Burns moment, pondering the difference between the two? Well, spoiler alert: they are one and the same. That's right, there is no difference...
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Santa Barbara - a home grown tomato success story

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by glbtrtr 15 days ago

We like to try new tomato types and see which ones produce best in our climate in Santa Barbara - found a new winner on all counts - size, flavor, early ripening, few seeds, dense full interior tex...

July 2017 COTM: DEEP RUN ROOTS, reports on BLUEBERRIES, SWEET CORN; CUCUMBERS; TOMATOES (pp. 190-281)

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by pistachio peas 3 years ago

Use this thread to report on recipes from the following chapters from DEEP RUN ROOTS: BLUEBERRIES, SWEET CORN; CUCUMBERS; TOMATOES (pp. 190-281) ****INSTRUCTIONS: If you are the first to repo...

Canned Tomatoes; check to make sure Calcium Chloride is NOT an ingrediant!!

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by ryan 16 years ago

What do you guys and girls think about Calcium Chloride? My vauge understanding of canning tomatoes is as follows: to be canned, whole tomatoes need some combinatin of citric acid and calcium chlo...

My Garden 2020

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by JMF 3 months ago

I moved recently from lower Westchester County NY to the Southern Catskill Mountains NY. I have been container gardening, very successfully the past ten years. Growing 20-35 plants most years. Bu...

Copycat Carraba's Pomodoro recipe?

NonnieMuss
by NonnieMuss 5 years ago

I'm trying to replicate the Carrabba's pomodoro sauce at home and having no luck at all. They have a recipe posted on their website, which makes a nice though bland sauce, and tastes nothing like ...

Pizza without tomato sauce?

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by danny_w 8 years ago

I wonder if anybody here can help me. My wife just called about what to have for dinner and suggested pizza. She is not into salt at all and mentioned that years ago she and a friend got a pizza (a...

Bianco di Napoli canned tomatoes?

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by zackly 4 months ago

I had never heard of these until this past weekend when someone posted looking for them. I guess some Whole Foods stores carry them. I am a fanatic about canned tomatoes because, in my opinion, the...

How Long Do You Cook Your Italian Sauce ?

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by JimmyH 4 years ago

I do a simple tomato sauce that I learned from a friend. One 28oz can of Tuttorosso crushed tomatoes, one can of Cento San Marzano peeled tomatoes. I begin by sautéing a couple of medium sized onio...

Pomi Tomatoes Question

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by arp29 9 years ago

Over the past month I've used Pomi tomatoes on two different occasions and both times found them to differ vastly in color from the canned tomatoes I've used. They were quite a bit darker, and almo...

Why Aren't Stanislaus Tomatoes Available in Supermarkets?

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by zackly 6 months ago

I opened a #10 can of Stanislaus 74/40 Tomato Filets just now to make a large batch of tomato soup for a Super Bowl party. These are the best canned tomatoes I've ever eaten including San Marzanos,...

Marilyn Miller Certified Farmers Market | Tuesday morning, Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Such a sweet midweek market . . couldn't leave Redding without shopping at one of the certified farmers markets. They'd been shut down for more than a week during the Carr Fire (August 2018) and e...

Eleni's Restaurant, 226 3rd Ave -- a find!

buttertart
by buttertart 8 months ago

Nice when you find an unexpected gem. Walking down 3rd toward lunch we thought at the Bao, happened upon Eleni's. Looked very appealing from the outside (and we were hungry!). Warm welcome, nice...

Your Best Tomato Salad

Bat Guano
by Bat Guano 12 years ago

At the moment I have an embarrassment of riches in the tomato line: homegrown Cherokee Purples, Early Girls, some yellow Beefsteak that I've forgotten the name of, and Sweet 100s cherry tomatoes (d...

Help with ground beef/sliced potatoes/tomato base recipe, please.

stecworld
by stecworld 8 years ago

My father used to make a casserole that had a wonderful flavor, but, alas, I never got his recipe. I asked his sister, but she couldn't really remember how to make it either. He was Romanian in cas...

Tomato sausage

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by NanaP2011 6 years ago

My dad used to buy tomato sausage from aMassachusetts butcher (Leominster?) in the 1950's and 60's. It was a smooth uncooked link pork sausage flavored with tomato and was delicious. Never seen i...

Tomatoes good or bad?

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by amandarose23 11 months ago

So I had tomatoes (plum I believe - but slightly larger maybe?) on my counter in the store plastics bag for 5 days. I totally forgot that my husband got them. When I opened them they seemed totally...

Where to buy a decent beefsteak tomato in Seattle?

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by fivehats 11 months ago

I haven't tasted a great slicing tomato in a very long time; since childhood in fact, back in upstate NY when my mom grew the best tasting beefsteaks and the like. We ate them immediately off the v...

TOO MANY CHERRY TOMATOES!

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by caiatransplant 7 years ago

Hi all. I don't know what I was thinking, but I put in 4 cherry tomato plants (1 Sun Gold; 1 Sweet 100s; 1 Yellow Pear; and I can't recall the other) and they did what they were supposed to. Comb...

Favorite brand of canned tomatoes? Domestic or Imported?

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by kelvin_of_ranard 11 months ago

A recent batch of pork ragu was ruined by a spoiled can of tomatoes! Hours of work wasted because I failed to taste test beforehand [it was a very popular US brand]! My grocer says this is increa...