Blog Posts - Heirloom Tomatoes



BLOODY MAY INSPIRED HEIRLOOM TOMATO VODKA TAPAS

A tomato, some salt and a pickle walk into a bar. . . . .Bacon Vodka and Pickle Vodka InfusedHEIRLOOM TOMATOESWAIT, don't cringe and click away! These lovely little bites of Bloody Mary inspired tapas are delicious, thanks to both those vodka flavors...
by The MARTINI DIVA™ on Jun 26, 2016

Late Summer Table

We've entertained every day this Labor Day weekend, and this is the last dinner.  We played golf and had our partners over for a quick, easy meal.  For some reason, I didn't want to do red, white and blue, so I decided to do a tribute to th...
by A Toile Tale on Sep 7, 2015

{40th Birthday} BLT Sandwiches

As you know, I eat a BLT once a year – just when tomatoes are at their peak. (This set of tips on getting the freshest flavor out of tomatoes on Food 52 couldn’t have come along at a better time!) I tend to get quite particular about...
by ABCD Design on Aug 21, 2015

{40th Birthday} BLT Sandwiches

As you know, I eat a BLT once a year – just when tomatoes are at their peak. (This set of tips on getting the freshest flavor out of tomatoes on Food 52 couldn’t have come along at a better time!) I tend to get quite particular about...
by ABCD Design on Aug 21, 2015

Beautifully Cultivated Books for Gardeners

Obsessed with your tomatoes? Know somebody who could cuddle up with their geraniums? Even better: Want to be a part of a revolutionary garden movement? It’s the time of the season for the leaves, vegetables, fruit and flowers to come … Co...
by Book Riot on May 14, 2015

8 Favorite Tomatoes and Their Characteristics

I'm craving fresh vegetables from the garden. I will be tilling the garden this week and I have my tomato plants under the grow lights. Hopefully, I will get my garden in before Memorial Day this year. I believe the last frost date in Zone 6B is May...
by Mother 2 Mother on May 13, 2015

Heirloom Versus Hybrid Tomatoes

There's nothing better than fresh, home grown tomatoes in the summer.  I grow both heirloom and hybrid varieties, but my preference is heirlooms shown above.  I prefer heirlooms because they have a larger selection, more flavorful and great...
by Mother 2 Mother on Mar 1, 2015

Growing Heirloom Versus Hybrid Tomatoes

There's nothing better than fresh, home grown tomatoes in the summer.  I grow both heirloom and hybrid varieties, but my preference is heirlooms shown above.  I prefer heirlooms because they have a larger selection, more flavorful and great...
by Mother 2 Mother on Feb 28, 2015

Indigo Rose tomatoes

Aside from a slightly off-topic discussion about the feeding habits of bears, I’d say that our tasting of the gorgeous Indigo Rose tomatoes went reasonably well. I’m pretty... Read More »...
by Feed Me Dearly on Sep 4, 2014

Pasta with Salsa Cruda

    …is the most flavorful and refreshing gastronomic experience at the dizzy heights of summer. In Texas. The temperature has hit the triple digit. All one desires at this time is something light and easy to make.  And this was it.
by eCurry on Sep 2, 2014

Foodie Friday: You Say Tomato ......

Any way you say it, Summer Tomatoes are ripe for the picking, right now.  As our Summer is winding down, tomatoes are in abundance and at their best.   As a child, I loved to take a salt shaker to the garden and eat them from the vine under...
by Shop This on Aug 21, 2014

French Tomato Tart

I must confess. I bought my beautiful tart pan nearly 9 months ago, but until I made this recipe, I didn’t touch it. It had been sitting in my cupboard for nearly a year collecting dust. When I bought it, I had dozens of ideas of what I could m...
by Gourmet Gamine on Aug 11, 2014

Italian BLT

I’ve dubbed this beaut’ the Italian BLT, but it really should be called the PAT (Prosciutto, Arugula, and Tomato). Italian BLT Serves 1 1/3 baguette, sliced lengthwise (or 2 halves focaccia) 1 T good mayonnaise 3 slices Proscuitto di Par...
by Gourmet Gamine on Jul 8, 2014

Two Favorite Spring Salads: Marinated Tomato Salad With Panko Crusted Haloumi & Tomato Salad With Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette

It's full on Spring here in the South and I am absolutely smitten with it. Unlike in Charleston where we seem to get barely 10 days of this wonderful season, Alabama is downright gorgeous this time...
by Tartelette on May 8, 2014

Raw Vegan Lasagne

My favorite recipe of the moment (it’s always changing) has to be the Raw Lasagna from Pure Food and Wine in New York City. Whoever can make gluten-free, raw, and vegan food taste that good is a true chef in my eyes. As I learned in culinary sc...
by Gourmet Gamine on Sep 19, 2013

Tomato Rainbow on Rustic Grilled Bread

I was so inspired by last month’s cover of Martha Stewart Living, I knew I had to recreate it. Instead of ombre, I decided to go for more variety in color and create a festive tomato rainbow instead. It’s a beautiful way to capture the se...
by Gourmet Gamine on Sep 6, 2013

{Birthday B.L.T. Sandwiches} Bacon, Lettuce & Heirloom Tomato

This past weekend, my life long best girlfriend traveled from Missouri with her husband to visit us at The Country House. As luck would have it, her Mr and I share our birthdate – it’s the very same year and everything! The last time he...
by ABCD Design on Sep 4, 2013

Growing Litchi Tomato's

Even though is was a little late in the season I did mange to eventually sow my Litchi tomato seed which had purchased from a Mexican website, which you can read about HERE. I had virtually given up on the seedlings as to be honest I have slight...
by Mr Tomato King on Aug 18, 2013

Baby Heirloom Tomatoes

Baby Heirloom Tomatoes Image by Renée S. Suen I love going to the Farmer’s Market at Nathan Phillips Square to pick up fresh produce. My weakness are the sungold tomatoes, so sweet and beautiful. I was so addicted that at one point I was buyin...

Trend-setting Vegetables

It’s not just fashion, hairstyles and interior design that have changing trends, even vegetables can be trend setters. The online Canadian foodie magazine, bon appétit traced vegetable trends over a period of more than four decades, and published...
by How to Grow Veggies on Aug 1, 2013


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