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Tomato soup recipe, October 2020

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Ingredients: * 1 quart stewed tomatoes * Black pepper (a liberal amount) * Onion powder * Garlic powder (or else granulated garlic) * Milk (a liberal amount) * Himalayan pink sea salt * Parmesian cheese (a liberal amount is fine) * A bay leaf (optional) Directions: Blend up the quart...read more

Dehydrating hot peppers in 2020—ouch!

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by Radishrain • | | 3 comments
So, before I last went to sleep, I commenced dehydrating all our hot peppers, except the ones on the plants that I somehow missed during harvest. There always seem to be a few stragglers. I'm no stranger to cutting up hot peppers (including superhots) with unprotected hands (although I don't ...read more

Radishrain's 2021 pepper growlist

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Okay, in 2021, I'm focusing on sweet peppers, including several orange sweet peppers. No hot peppers, this year. They're all Capsicum annuum sweet peppers. This is mostly the beginning of a breeding project. I'm hoping to breed prolific, early, purple/orange, medium-sized, cone-shaped, thick-...read more

What happens when you drink plenty of celery juice

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://attunehealth.com/i-drank-celery-juice-everyday-for-30-days-heres-what-happened/ I thought this article was worth remembering. It talks about the potential benefits of celery juice (it talks a lot about it). Then it goes on to talk about the writer's experiment in drinking celery juice...read more

Capsaicin and collagen!

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
So, apparently, capsaicin inhibits collagen fiber formation, but it improves the fibers at the same time. This could be very interesting information for those with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (some people who have some symptoms but lack others might benefit from capsaicin, and some people should prob...read more

BB tomatoes

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I'd like to add the following to the list at this link . • Bill Bean • Black Beauty • Butterscotch Bush (not a true variety; just a codename for a Jim Dandy cross growout of mine from 2016) I'm no longer a Tomatoville member (I got ousted by accident—by changing my email address on my ac...read more

Historical tomato posts

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Here are some of the oldest forum posts about tomatoes on the Internet: • https://web.archive.org/web/19961019103820/http://gardenweb.com/forums/load.cgi/cornucop/msg0315345129248.html?2 • https://web.archive.org/web/19961019104610/http://gardenweb.com/forums/load.cgi/cornucop/msg04212636193...read more

Multiple cherry tomato taste test

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
I just had a relative taste test several cherry tomatoes: Isis Candy, Eva, Brown Berry, Esterina F1, and Austin's Black Cherry. She liked Eva, and Esterina F1 the most. From my own taste test of those (not today), I liked Eva and Austin's Black Cherry the most. It looks like we agree on Eva; ...read more

First full batch of dehydrated tomatoes, 2020

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
So, I dehydrated these tomatoes last night (and today): And we got this result: I had them on 167 for about 5 hours, and 145 the rest of the time. Different temperatures would assuredly get different flavors. Most of them seem to taste like tomato soup with a zing and a little swee...read more

Fahrenheit Blues tomato

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Fahrenheit Blues tomato Offsite articles: • Dave's Garden • Tatiana's TOMATObase Offsite forum search results: • Google: boards.net • Google: Gardenweb • Google: proboards.com • Google: Tomatoville Here are some of my Fahrenheit Blues tomato fruits from last year. It wasn't...read more

Frittata Kitchen tomato

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by Radishrain • | | 3 comments
Here's my post about the Frittata Kitchen tomato: https://www.tomatojunction.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=1500 Frittata Kitchen is a working title for a possible sport of the Bloody Butcher tomato . It's a great culinary tomato, including for frittatas—or at least, this year it is. The fi...read more

How wonderberries go with other foods

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Wonderberries go excellently with ham. They add a nice zesty flavor. If I eat a few right before I bite into some ham, it also enhances the flavor of that ham. Wonderberries go well with tomatoes. Combined with tomatoes, they're great cooked in frittatas, and on pizza; they're less remarkable...read more

Stick tomato

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
Stick tomato Offsite articles: • Tatiana's TOMATObase • Dave's Garden Offsite forum search results: • Google: Dave's Garden • Google: Gardenweb • Google: proboards.com • Google: Tomatoville heirloom_tomato

First ripe tomato, 2020; ripening order

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
We got our first ripe tomatoes, today. There were three altogether: one from the Galapagos Island plant from a seed from a fruit with 5 locules, and the other two were from the Galapagos Island tomato from seeds from fruits that had withstood several hard freezes. I gave the fruits to someone...read more

Tomato attributes to consider including in database or vendor articles

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Tomato variety attributes to consider Historical information: Breed names Ancestry Breeder, discoverer, and introducer Location of origin (City, state/province, and country of origin) History Is it PVP, PVPAF, or under plant patents? Is it covered by a utility patent? Is the breed na...read more

Dr. Wyche's Yellow tomatillo

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Dr. Wyche's Yellow tomatillo Offsite articles: • Dave's Garden Vendors: • Annapolis Seeds • Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds • Garden Hoard • Honeyman Seeds • Meadowlark Hearth • Reimer Seeds • Seed Savers Exchange • Southern Exposure Seed Exchange • Victory Seeds • Wayland...read more

Purple De Milpa tomatillo

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Purple De Milpa tomatillo Offsite articles: • Cuttings; Growing Your Own Salsa Verde (The New York Times, 1993) • The Plant Lady (blog post; grow report) Vendors: • Annie's Annuals & Perennials • desertcart (has reviews) • The Home Depot • Honeyman Farms • HRSeeds • Mor...read more

Cisineros tomatillo

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Cisineros tomatillo Offsite articles: • Dave's Garden Vendors: • 123seeds.com • Southern Exposure Seed Exchange • Tomato Growers Supply Company Offsite forum search results: • Google: Dave's Garden • Google: Gardenweb • Google: proboards.com • Google: Tomatoville ***...read more

Everona Large Green tomatillo

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Everona Large Green tomatillo Offsite articles: • Dave's Garden • Smart Gardener Vendors: • Seed Savers Exchange • Southern Exposure Seed Exchange Offsite forum search results: • Google: Dave's Garden • Google: Gardenweb • Google: Tomatoville ***** I tried growing t...read more

Oregano herbal tea/infusion

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
We've got a thriving, but heavily budding, oregano plant outside. I decided to make some herbal tea with some of it, to see what it was like. It was surprisingly good, even with all the buds! If you enjoy mint tea, you'll probably like this, too. The herbal tea had a pleasant floral smell as I d...read more

Salsify and Welsh onions heads, together

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I'm pretty sure this is western salsify (it has yellow flowers that look like that), and I know that's a bunching onion with it (possibly Crimson Forest). This picture was taken on 18 June 2020. welsh_onion

Genetic engineering tomato traits (such as fruit size)

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.hhmi.org/news/tomatos-hidden-mutations-revealed-in-study-of-100-varieties The above article explains a discovery. They now know how to use genetic engineering to change tomato traits, such as fruit size. They figure it'll work for other plants, too, such as ground cherries. How...read more

Ketchup leather

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, I had the idea to make ketchup leather. I looked it up and found this article, which gives the even better idea of eating it on hamburgers (I was just thinking about eating it plain): https://www.themanual.com/food-and-drink/ketchup-leather/ Anyway, it's fruit leather made out of ketchup....read more

Sun Sugar F1 tomato

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Sun Sugar F1 tomato Offsite articles: • Bonnie Plants • Dave's Garden • Tatiana's TOMATObase • Wikipedia Offsite forum search results: • Google: Dave's Garden • Google: freeforums.net • Google: Gardenweb • Google: proboards.com • Google: Tomatoville ***** f1_hybrid...read more

SunGold F1 tomato

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
SunGold F1 tomato These super popular 1", 1–2oz, cherry tomatoes are supposed to be quite sweet, tart, prolific, and even early. Some say it splits easily. Note that SunOrange F1 is supposed to be similar, except with larger fruit, less prone to splitting. SunGold F1 is often compared w...read more
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