>Overrun with tomatoes? Turn some of them into tomato juice, and you'll
>be set when soup season arrives.
We like to give them away, I didn't mean to imply that we don't like it. We
try to be neighborly. Some women bake cakes or cookies things like that
for their neighbors, I don't (I'm not much of a baker). I grow vegetables.
Tomato juice is a good idea, thanks.
As it happens, there are not as many tomatoes this particular year as we
usually have. It has just been too cool here, with many nights throughout
the summer almost down to 40F (4 C), and a few nights even colder than
Tomorrow, we'll be drying some tomatoes (we have a food dehydrator); and
this is also a good thing to do with them. They are then the (misnamed)
sun-dried tomatoes, and they add a lot of good flavor to soups, stews,
-- northern Pennsylvania
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