dustyrivergardens
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mattie g I know a lot of people that hate tomatoes but they will eat a Juliet F1 hybrid a grape cherry tomato very crisp meaty not a lot of juicy guts give one a try. they also make a great sauce tomato..

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LOL you are like my neighbor Mattieg. He does not like tomatoes but could drink a catchup bottle. :lol:

To go along with Dusty I have another suggestion for you to try. Black Cherry, I have not met a person alive who doesn't love them. Even my boss who hates tomatoes, they mess up his sotmach for one thing, loved my black cherry's.

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Thanks both! If I can score one of those to I'll give them a whirl. If not, there's always next year. :wink:

And, gixx, your neighbor and I have a lot in common. I've been known to eat fries with my ketchup...

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mattie g wrote:Thanks both! If I can score one of those to I'll give them a whirl. If not, there's always next year. :wink:

And, gixx, your neighbor and I have a lot in common. I've been known to eat fries with my ketchup...
If you want some Black Cherry PM me I will send some.

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I rather like a bit of potato with my gravy... :lol:
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Gixx, I'm gonna try my first potatoes !
Mattie, I've read that cooked tomato is healthier for men, so if you just can't face a raw tomato it's still OK.
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Gixx: I'm assuming you're talking seeds. Unfortunately I don't have the equipment yet to start from seed, but I do hope to start next year. Thanks for the offer!

Deborah: Then I'm doing OK health-wise. I scarf down my wife's tomato sauce like a dog eating some raw Kobe Beef!

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You'll like the German Johnson and the Belgian Giant. Had good results with both varieties last year, and my brother had even better results -- tons of production.
Taste and other characteristics of the two varieties are similar. They're very tasty.

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Thanks for the heads up Brian

I picked my choices very carefully for uniqueness, size, flavor etc

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Mattie,

Many who don't particularly like tomatoes are often surprised by Cherokee purple, and how unique it's sweet/smoky flavor is, and then the color... So I hope you do like them raw :wink:

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Duh_Vinci wrote:Mattie,

Many who don't particularly like tomatoes are often surprised by Cherokee purple, and how unique it's sweet/smoky flavor is, and then the color... So I hope you do like them raw :wink:

Regards,
D
Thanks, Duh_Vinci. I've heard a lot of good things about the Cherokee Purples. I general rely on my wife to tell me how tomatoes taste before I serve them to friends (she’s a brave one ;o), but I’m willing to give one a whirl if she gives the thumbs up. In fact, I tried a Brandywine last year on her suggestion, but it just really didn’t do it for me. It certainly tasted “betterâ€

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