And now for a change of pace, have a look at this interesting article about tomatoes from Gourmet.com.
It starts out like this:
Tomato planting came early this year, due to a relentlessly hot spring. But no matter how early you start them, tomatoes seem to follow their own instincts and peak out in August (some claim it’s the light of a full August moon that does it), then glide graciously into a fulsome September harvest. If the tomato gods require moonlight to work their magic, the largesse of their culinary rewards is vast, for the list of distinct varieties of tomatoes runs into the thousands.....
Read the rest of the article here.
- posted by Leslie Lang