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My First Ripe Tomato

August 5th, 2008

I picked my first ripe tomato on Sunday. I’m really looking forward to the rest of the season. I plan on canning a bunch for sauces & soups this winter. (it is a Viva Italia Tomato)

So what did I do with the first one? It graced the top of our grilled pizza in thin slices. Perfect!

3 Comments to “My First Ripe Tomato”
  1. Karen in OH on August 6, 2008 at 7:07 am

    I am also in NEOhio in Cleveland. I got my first ripe Pink Girl tomato over this past weekend and couldn’t have been happier. This is the latest ripening that I can remember. Can’t wait for them all to start blushing.

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  2. Susy on August 6, 2008 at 7:19 am

    I know, this one has been pink for so long. It looks like the floodgates will open here soon and I’ll be canning away trying to preserve them all for winter!

    Hope you enjoy your tomato!

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  3. Here They Come: Tomatoes | Chiot's Run on June 22, 2009 at 4:48 am

    […] have a few ripe tomatoes in a couple weeks which will be much earlier than last year when I picked my first ripe tomato on August […]

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