Monday, July 12, 2021

Tomato sandwiches

  Vintage cars:

 1985 Buick (I think)


For today:

We have had home grown tomato sandwiches now for two or three meals. That is my favorite sandwich in the world. I like it with a cool glass of milk.  Since my childhood the tastes go together.

We only have one tomato plant. The tomatoes are good but are smaller than I prefer. They are only about 3 inches in diameter.  Also something I am not accustomed to is they start small black (dark) spots just over a day after picking.  I always enjoy having some tomatoes sitting in the kitchen on the bar or in a window, sorta like eatable decorations. LOL Just after the dark spots, a big spot will appear then start to rot. Of course I can’t waste a tomato so I cut it back and put it in the refer.

I told Sherry maybe we should leave them on the vine until we are ready to eat them.

Question, What tomato grows about 4-5 Inches in diameter and are good for sandwiches?

Not much happening here. Hope all is well with you. Thanks for stopping by our house.

Nite Shipslog

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7 comments:

betty said...

Not sure about the tomatoes, Jack. These days I usually buy the Romas which are smaller than the size you are looking for. Hopefully a gardening expert can help you more :)

betty

Victor S E Moubarak said...

I have never been successful at growing tomatoes. I tried them in a greenhouse to keep away the cold and frost; but still failed. You're lucky to be able to grow yours.

God bless.

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Lisa said...

Beef Steak or Better Boys are the bigger ones. Tomato sandwiches are my favorite too. We have been given some fresh tomatoes this year and I love it. I also like my tomatoes room temperature and not cold.

Happy Tuesday
Lisa

Mevely317 said...

You're asking the wrong lady, Jack! My 'mater-loving hubby's still asleep so he can't be of much help. Gotta say, I am proud of myself for finally learning to like tomatoes a LITTLE bit.
Have a great day up there!

Dar said...

Lisa listed two favorites, but also Brandywine, Better Girl, ya only need one thick slice to cover a piece of bread...I plant Roma too but they are a sauce tomato so are good for canning. We're trying a new one this year called Wisconsin 55...can't wait for results. My favorite sandwich too is a tomato one on toast....omg...yum.
loven'hugs from up north where this gal has some gardening to catch up on.
Have a great day and hug yourselves for me.

Chatty Crone said...

I love tomato sandwiches too - do you put a little mayo - salt and pepper on them?