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The Mighty Tomato


February 25, 2021

Courtesy of Mike Heath

Above: Larger tomatoes are hydroponically grown, same variety.

With downcast eyes and a cowed demeanor, I have to admit that I never liked tomatoes. Everybody around me would put raw, sliced tomatoes on their sandwiches or even just eat the fruit by itself. But me, no, I just couldn't stand them. UNTIL! Yes, until I tried a tomato right off the vine. Suddenly I fell in love with this terrific, tasty fruit. I don't quite understand this phenomena because I've always loved ketchup, pizza, marinara sauce, spaghetti sauce and such. All are made with tomatoes. It doesn't make sense, does it? Yet it only took one, truly fresh tomato and I became a believer....

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