Tomato

Paste Tomatoes for Home Gardens

Paste tomatoes have a meaty texture and concentrated flavor. They are also known as “sauce,” “pear,” “plum,” “saladette,” “Roma,” and “Italian.” Use paste tomatoes for cooking sauces, juicing, drying, or eating fresh […]

Tomato Flavor Explained

Tomato flavor is a balance of acid and sugar recognized by the tongue and the effect of volatile compounds within the fruit that cause aroma recognized by the nose. Simply put, the […]

Tomato Planting Tips

Set out tomato seedlings in midafternoon after the air and soil has warmed for the day. Seedlings set out on cold mornings are more susceptible to chilling injury—their metabolic reserves have been […]