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...

Tomato sausage

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...

Tomato Mashed Potatoes in Trastevere

by Taralli 18 years ago

Went to a restaurant in Trastevere near the river a while back & had these wonderful terra cotta-colored mashed potatoes from the antipasti table. Does anyone know the name of the restaurant or ha...

Frozen tomatoes

by Tramlaw2018 1 month ago

I froze tomatoes and boiled them and took off the skin and stermcord and placed in freezer bags. I was cleaning out the freezer now a few weeks later to make room for everything I left a larger bag...

Free webinar: DIY Preserving Tomatoes and More!

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:00PM – 5:00PM Online event - free, registration required University of California Extension Master Food Preservers workshop

Help! How to fix metallic taste in tomato sauce?

by The Pie Queen 13 years ago

So I'm overrun with tomatoes from my garden (I know, a nice problem to have). Last night despite not really feeling up to it, I started a simple tomato sauce- peeled, cored, seeded roma tomatoes, f...

TOMATO PIE - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, August 2018

by masha 2 years ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our August Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the purpose of this thread is to encourage hounds to prepare the selected dish througho...

Santa Barbara - a home grown tomato success story

by glbtrtr 4 months 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...


pistachio peas
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!!

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

by JMF 7 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?

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?

by danny_w 9 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?

by zackly 7 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 ?

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

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?

by zackly 10 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 11 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!

by buttertart 12 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...