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Old 03-11-2013, 12:56 AM   #101
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My favorite is Bionaturae Organic Whole Canned Tomatoes from Tuscany. Fantastic!
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I will look for those. I love their whole grain pasta. I see from the link that "The lining of our cans are produced without BPA".
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:04 AM   #102
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I will look for those. I love their whole grain pasta.
+1.

it's one of the few whole wheat pastas i've tried that doesn't taste like cardboard.
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:33 AM   #103
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SACRILEGE!!!!!!

There's more flavor in what you squeeze out than any other part of the 'mater.

I understand that the juice may be undesirable as excess liquid in any given recipe but don't waste it.

Granted, I'm a certifiable fanatic when it comes to tomatoes but try this....

Squeeze out the seeds and juice into a tumbler, add sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste and drink.

Nectar of the Gods my friend!
More power to you if you like that stuff but I just don't enjoy raw tomatoes without them being in or on something... especially the texture of the "guts"
and that techniques only for times when the excess moisture isn't wanted like in salsa. I can't think of much worse when it comes to salsa and there's a big pool of flavorless liquid sitting on top of it.
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:03 PM   #104
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When I was making and canning sauce over the summer I would collect the pulp and seeds from the tomatoes and then food mill it for drinking. It took a whole lot of tomatoes to get something worth saving depending on the type (Amish paste were very little seeds and pulp).
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:19 PM   #105
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I've used all kind of tomato products from sauce and paste to diced and whole tomatoes. I love them all, there are all kind of uses for them.
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Old 03-13-2013, 03:00 AM   #106
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More power to you if you like that stuff but I just don't enjoy raw tomatoes without them being in or on something... especially the texture of the "guts"
and that techniques only for times when the excess moisture isn't wanted like in salsa. I can't think of much worse when it comes to salsa and there's a big pool of flavorless liquid sitting on top of it.
I understand.

Hello, my name is Jeff and I'm a tomatoholic. Its been 27 minutes since my last tomato.

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Old 03-21-2013, 07:28 PM   #107
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:18 AM   #108
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I grow my own and talk to them, the conversation is very one sided as I am a shy person by nature.
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I grow my own and talk to them, the conversation is very one sided as I am a shy person by nature.
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Old 03-23-2013, 10:39 AM   #110
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Hello, I am also a tomatoholic, but I have curbed my addiction to canned tomatoes by growing my own...I can no longer tolerate canned tomatoes...hello, I am a tomatoholic...
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