'Maters!!!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by CoyoteMagic, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    I got my first "real" 'mater!!! Even after the chickens eating my entire garden, I got 2 'maters today!! Ok, so they aren't REAL "real" 'maters, they are cherry 'maters but they are REAL and not store bought!! I've got 4 Roma's that will be ripe in a day or 3 and a Big Boy that won't be close behind.

    Summer is officially here!!!!!!
     
  2. Peaguy

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    Fresh maters warm from the vine with or without a touch of salt. I don't care who you are! That good eatin'!


    oops! forgot to say CONGRATS and ENJOY!!
     
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  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    I have never understood how the grocery store can suck all flavor out of a tomato. I can't even buy them. I have to get them from the farmer's market.
     
  4. Omran

    Omran Songster

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    Speaking of chickens and Gardens, [​IMG] this year I fenced y Garden, and knock on wood so far no chickens attacked my vegies [​IMG]
     
  5. Peaguy

    Peaguy Songster

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    they have a Ronco "flavo vac" in the back room! Right beside the Ronco "artificial ripe color sprayer"! [​IMG]
     
  6. Chicks_N_Horses

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    Farmers Market, YES, best place besides home. I LUB Maters! We have a bunch of golf ball sized ones now.
     
  7. GaNewChick

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    Mar 12, 2009
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    yummy! We are going to have a lot. Have about 25 plants. Chickens like them too!

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  8. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Yum, 24 kinds of heirloom plants here, the kids eat all the yellow pear and Dr Carolyn before I can get any. The morgage lifters are ripe right now, along with brandywines.

    Pasta salad time. [​IMG]
     
  9. lickskillet

    lickskillet *Home of the Shoveler*

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    I like them better green and fried! Yummy [​IMG]
     
  10. Marlinchaser

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    Home Grown Tomatoes by Guy Clark

    Ain't nothin' in the world that I like better
    Than bacon & lettuce & homegrown tomatoes
    Up in the mornin' out in the garden

    Get you a ripe one don't get a hard one
    Plant `em in the spring eat `em in the summer
    All winter with out `em's a culinary bummer
    I forget all about the sweatin' & diggin'
    Everytime I go out & pick me a big one

    Homegrown tomatoes homegrown tomatoes
    What'd life be without homegrown tomatoes
    Only two things that money can't buy
    That's true love & homegrown tomatoes

    You can go out to eat & that's for sure
    But it's nothin' a homegrown tomato won't cure
    Put `em in a salad, put `em in a stew
    You can make your very own tomato juice
    Eat `em with egss, eat `em with gravy
    Eat `em with beans, pinto or navy
    Put `em on the site put `em in the middle
    Put a homegrown tomato on a hotcake griddle

    If I's to change this life I lead
    I'd be Johnny Tomato Seed
    `Cause I know what this country needs
    Homegrown tomatoes in every yard you see
    When I die don't bury me
    In a box in a cemetary
    Out in the garden would be much better
    I could be pushin' up homegrown tomatoes

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