Tomayto, Tomahto…

I will bring the promised baby bovine blog (oi, the alliteration) soon but to break up the relentless cow theme going on here this week, with something a little more colourful

My veggie garden overfloweth with these little delights…

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Roma tomatoes.


Which apparently thrive on neglect.


I have a small mountain of them.

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Even after neighbours have been handed a dozen or so.

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What to do?

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Seeing as how I don’t actually eat raw tomato… I know. I’m weird. I don’t eat banana either. Long story. (Vile things). I do adore tomatoes in cooking though. So versatile. And the flavour from home-grown veggies is always amazing.

So I am visiting THIS blogger and of course, THIS blogger for some inspiration this morning.

Stay tuned, and I might even show you what I come up with.

I know. Who the heck AM I again?



13 Responses to “Tomayto, Tomahto…”

  1. I look forward to seeing what you come up with! While perusing recipes, check out one of my favorites here:
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  2. Here’s a visual if you want to see how it looks when I make it (both in red AND yellow varieties!)

  3. Yay they have ripened. And there are a LOT of them!
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  4. Oh how my mouth waters!
    Tomatoes and onions cooked with spices, and I use also sugar, and then on toast!
    Heaps of butter also!!!! Not sure if my doctor would approve???? ha ha!
    You are so lucky to have that veggie garden and if you are getting all this present rain in your area, to save any “POSSIBLE” boredom from cattle life, you could take a good Margaret River or Barossa Valley chardonnay into the garden, pat the poddies – Bayleaf and Radish (??) and just watch the beautiful Roma tomatoes grow. Lucky you!
    Oh – make sure Bayleaf and Radish can’t get near your veggie garden!
    Colin (HB)

  5. A new thing we’ve tried with much great success for an overabundance of tomatoes. Slice them and dry them–we use a food dryer. When they’re dry we toss them in zip-lock bags and add them to anything that uses tomato sauce–spaghetti, chili, lasagna. Intensifies the flavor. Yum.
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  6. Oh, my good golly! I’d whip up a huh-UUGE batch of bruschetta, along with some good homemade herb bread.

    I’d probably also make up several batches of spaghetti sauce.

    I’d make homemade salsa.

    I do so love tomatoes. Even raw.

    I love Leenie’s idea about drying them. I’m going to try that!
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  7. Oven dry them? I do remember you have (had?) a penchant for dried tomatoes – or was that me?
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  8. BB, I had a similar situation last year, kilos and kilos of cherry tomatoes. I converted them into tomato sauce (bottles and bottles of it), beautiful (if I do say so myself). Will look forward to seeing what you come up with.
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  9. Theresa in Alberta Reply February 4, 2012 at 11:35 pm

    MMMmmmmm tomatoes mmmmmm, my garden is currently sitting under a few inches of snow ;(

  10. Great crop! Home grown veges have so much flavour. I love roasted tomatoes. Salted with a little drizzle of good olive oil. Add crackers and a glass of wine and I’m in heaven.
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  11. Tomato-chilli jam! SO delicious with cheese or on sandwiches. I made a batch about a year ago and it’s still going strong! Delicious!
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