Tomato Fest

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by cape chef, Aug 7, 2002.

  1. cape chef

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  2. britcook

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    Is she any relation to Julia Child? ;)
     
  3. marmalady

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    OOOOH, CC, wish I could - tomatoes and Julia - can't think of a better combination!

    Am I the only one who thinks tomatoes are sexy? All those pics of luscious, ripe, round - okay I'll stop!

    On a more serious note, I can't find any local farmer's markets here in central Jersey who are growing the heirloom varieties; maybe one or two (I've seen Brandywines, and Cherokees); I'd love to order a sampling - anyone know any online sources for a basket? I know Diamond Organics does, but just wonder if there are any others.

    It's almost time for those stand-over-the'sink-and-eat-'em tomato and mayo sandwiches on white bread!!!!
     
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    OMG, CC - This is wonderful! And on the east coast so I don't have to pay those outrageous shipping costs! I may do serious damage here!!
     
  6. chefboy2160

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    Went to the farmers market last night and man , well you could just smell the fresh picked vine ripened tomatoes and they were a magnet to me . Fresh marinara and salsa are on the menu this week . Some people think we are wierd to be turned on by such fresh produce but they know not what they miss .
     
  7. chrose

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    I had some tomato in my salad last night and on my sandwich today. Does that count for anything?:D
     
  8. mezzaluna

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    Mmmmm! Think it's time for some insalata caprese! Now where's that last drizzle of Romeu EVOO I'm saving?
     
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    Hi marmalady,

    At chef2chef, they just put together a list of farmers' markets across the country. As far as completeness, I couldn't tell you. I know it has gotten all the farmers' markets around me in upstate NY including ones I had no idea about. Maybe you'll find one in NJ. Here's the link:

    www.chef2chef.net/farmer-markets/
     
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    Thanks, for the site, chefgbs - unfortunately, the ones there are in NJ are quite a schlep for me! I live in 'AT&T' country - none of those people even know what an heirloom tomato is, let alone what to do with it!
     
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    Guess we don't exsist.....the Dept of Ag left Clayton Farmer's market off the list....