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Tomatoes ~ Vegetable of the Week

Hi Friends!
Today we are talking about the Tomato!  I love tomatoes! Growing them and eating them since my childhood has been one of my favorite memories.

I remember as a young teen, going out to the Garden with my Dad and picking a nice, ripe, red, juicy tomato from off the vine. Dad would have a bucket of water there to rinse off the fruit and then a salt shaker to add a bit of salt to the tomato.  We would bite the tomatoes like you would bite an apple. Then we would salt the open bite and eat it just like that till we got to the top stem area.  The taste of a fresh tomato can't be compared to the ones in the Supermarkets. Fresh tomatoes in a nice Marinara Sauce are delicious! Or just on a slice of bread for a quick snack! Oh I love Tomatoes!

So here are a few of our tomato photos from this year. Enjoy the Photo Show!

Fresh Canned Tomatoes

Heirloom, Better Boys, and Lemon Girl Tomatoes

Squash with Tomatoes (Cherry Tomatoes)  LINK for the Recipe!
Keeping Tomatoes in a bin keeps them fresh.

Beef Master Tomatoes

Beef Master Tomato Plants

Tomatoes are Anti-Aging Foods!
The are power packed with Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Potassium,vitamin K and manganese. Manganese is a trace element and mineral.
vitamin K and manganese
Vitamin A
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Vitamin C
Vitamin C
Vitamin C


Recipe Links:

Pasta With Squash, Mushrooms & Tomatoes

Easy Antipasto Salad

Growing Tomatoes - Monday Mayhem 
Fried Green Tomatoes

Friday Foods - Ancho Chile Salsa

Back Links:

Recipe Review ~ Pasta with Squash, Mushrooms and Spinach

Friday Foods ~ Easy Antipasto Salad 

Friday Foods ~ White Chili

Growing Tomatoes - Monday Mayhem 

10 Anti Aging Superfoods For YOU! 

Organic Gardening DIY  

Friday Foods - Ancho Chile Salsa

I love tomatoes and hope you enjoyed this post! If you have any Tomato Recipes you wish to share with our friends & followers, please attach them in the comment section below! And links too! 


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