Tasting Tomatoes, Pt 2: How to Really Taste a Tomato

Tasting Tomatoes, Pt 2: How to Really Taste a Tomato

So, you are about to taste lots of tomatoes. Lucky you! Thanks to the efforts of Seed Savers Exchange, we are the most fortunate tomato lovers in history, with literally thousands of tomatoes available for gardeners to grow and enjoy. Few events are as delicious, instructive, and fun as tomato tastings - so enjoy! Here are a few things to keep in mind that will enhance your experience.

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Tasting Tomatoes, Pt 1: Behind the Scenes at SSE

Tasting Tomatoes, Pt 1: Behind the Scenes at SSE

“How do you evaluate a tomato?” *pointing at tomatoes* “Yum . . . yum . . . and yum!” This was the response I got from Alex, Seed Savers Germination Technician and tomato enthusiast. How would you describe a “good tomato”? On a scale of 1-5 how do you quantify the perfect balance of sweetness and acidity found in a tasty tomato?

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