Question of the Day, Friday, July 31

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Good morning! :wave3:

Gosh, I can't believe we're already at the end of July. The summer is flying by.

Our gardens are starting to produce lots of veggies and tomatoes and peppers are starting to turn a bright and lovely red. Do you like tomatoes? What's your favorite way to eat tomatoes?

When I was younger and my parents were alive, I'd go to visit with them. I'd walk into the backyard and there would be my dad, sitting in the tomato patch with a salt shaker, munching down. And I'd join him in a tomato fest. We'd sit and eat tomatoes and talk about stuff. Nothing important, just stuff.

Today, Rick and I eat a lot of tomatoes, too. I love them sliced and sprinkled with a wee bit of salt and a scattering of pepper, sometimes with a light sprinkle of balsamic vinegar, along with dinner. When I see a particularly nice tomato, I don't slice it; I grab the salt shaker and eat it like an apple. Yum

How do you like to eat your tomatoes?
 

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I love eating them the same way as you, fresh off the vine and a sprinkle of salt. I am growing Tumbling Toms this year, just the right size to pop in my mouth.
 

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I prefer cooked tomatoes; I love fresh tomato sauce with olive oil, shallot, garlic and basil.
 

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I like eating plain tomatoes (no salt as I'm sodium sensitive) but another way is with spinach and jalapenos (or habaneros which is better) and sliced hard boiled egg. I don't do salad dressing as well (acid reflux)
 

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Nowhere near my mouth or belly. I hate tomatoes!

I will eat barbecue sauce and I know they're in it though you can't really taste them, so I guess that would be my 'favorite' way of eating them.
 

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Thickly sliced on an onion bagel with cream cheese. That's THE best. BLTs are second. Plain with salt third, but unfortunately if tomato juice touches my skin I get a rash so I can't just bite right in with the juice running down my arm, I have to cut it into bite-sized pieces. That reaction probably means I have a mild allergy, but I've never had trouble eating them as long as the juice stays inside of me.
 

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Sliced with a bit of sugar for the larger ones, and whole right from the vine, or with dill dip for cherry or grape tomatoes.
 

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I do not like raw tomatoes at all. I can eat them in a pico de gallo or something similar, but that's about it.
 

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I love washing the grape tomatoes, left on the vine, leaving them wet, so a little bit of salt and pepper sticks to them and eating them like that or in salads. Bigger tomatoes...definitely BLT on toast!
 

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Fresh from the vine. Sliced and in vinigarette dressing made with wine vinegar, garlic and pepper.
 

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We had fresh tomato snacks last night. Ritz cracker topped with tomato, basil, a bit of avocado, fresh mozzarella, and black pepper. :yummy: 😋

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I like tomatoes thinly sliced on a veggie sandwich or quinoa burger. I also use crushed tomatoes in my veggie chili.
 

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I love tomatoes. I actually like eating them raw best. I don't like them cooked as much.
Same here. I prefer them raw. Especially on a BLT or tomato sandwich. They are OK cooked as long as they are not in big chunks. I don't like chunky pasta sauces or things like that
 
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