Today’s Harvest Basket August 30, 2014
Plus, four cups of cherry tomatoes. The neighbor’s tomato garden is about to run down for the season, not many more tomatoes will ripen. He has planted seed for a fall garden already.
In the upper left photo, may be the last of the Gold Medal tomatoes in my garden. Blight has cut the tomato season short. There is a Gold Medal tomato plant in a container on the deck. There may be as many as a half-dozen tomatoes on that plant. Blight is also overtaking the plant on the deck.
As the “Italian Pompeii” plum tomatoes ripen, they go into a freezer bag. Sometime this winter, on a cold snowy day, I’ll pull those tomatoes out of the freezer and make some amazing sauces or chili. I learned this tip from Renee’s Garden.
To learn more about this beautiful, meaty plum tomato – Pompeii – Italian tomato from seed
Pomodoro is a simple tomato sauce made from plum tomatoes. A quick, light tomato sauce fresh made.
Literally, apple of gold, pomodoro is an indication the first tomatoes were yellow, not red.
It is time to plant lettuce and radishes.