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Tomatoes: Love Them or Leave Them?

The other day when I offered Danny a cherry tomato, I was shocked to hear him say no. Apparently he doesn't like tomatoes! Even more surprising, another Sugar staffer chimed in: "I don't like tomatoes either." To me, tomatoes are one of the most delicious fruits on the earth, especially during Summer when they are in season. I love tomatoes so much that sometimes I'll eat a plate of them with a little salt and olive oil as dinner. How do you feel about them?

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Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 8 years
I don't like raw tomatoes. I like marinara, tomatoes soup, V8, ketchup and sun dried tomatoes, but I do not want sliced or diced tomatoes on anything. They gross me out. Sad because my dad grows tons of tomatoes.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
LOVE - have 8 plants in my garden right now, cherry tom overload, made marinated toms, curried catsup and always good for snacking with all the good salts available today. :drool:
muse2323 muse2323 8 years
I'm not crazy about them on their own, but I love them on sandwiches and in dishes and sauces.
Food Food 8 years
I didn't like them as a kid — but now they are one of my favorite things to eat.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
LOVE them. it's great - my mom has a vegetable garden at home and it's one of the best things ever to get fresh tomatoes from the vine during the summer.
rach716 rach716 8 years
LOVE them. Always have. Cooked or raw, also just plain w/ salt YUMMMM
PinkNC PinkNC 8 years
I like them.
zacatecanita zacatecanita 8 years
I like Tomatoes i would not say i love them though. I eat them raw or cooked with other stuff, but i couldn't eat them by themselves.
Pampire Pampire 8 years
Love tomatoes! We have 24 different tomato plants in my garden right now, and I too can eat just tomatoes for dinner or a tomato sandwich, very yummy! The ones in the grocery store though have lost their taste because they have been refrigerated. They are much better fresh off the vine. :)
Marci Marci 8 years
I love tomatoes and have them every single day in some form or another.
mswender mswender 8 years
I only like them when they are raw and really good, heirloom tomatoes usually. I don't like cooked tomatoes much at all! gross.
DeviousMuse DeviousMuse 8 years
I just bought some at the green market this morning - a little basket of heirloom grape tomatoes, and they are wonderful! Each variety has subtle differences in flavor - they were perfect with a simple salad of romaine lettuce and balsamic vinaigrette. I'm looking forward to having them tomorrow on fresh bread with some goat cheese.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I pretty much LIVE for garden-fresh ripe tomatoes. When they're in season, I eat 3 or 4 tomatoes a day, lol. They are YUMMY!
doogirl doogirl 8 years
I'm not a fan. I'll occasionally eat one on a burger if it's fresh off the vine, but that's the only way. My children eat grape tomatoes like candy though, which is good for them!
AMP AMP 8 years
love love love love love love!!!!
victork victork 8 years
Sliced tomato and onion on a fresh baguette. Heaven!
tellmemorex2 tellmemorex2 8 years
I like them, but couldn't just eat a tomato meal.
ellazmarie ellazmarie 8 years
love them anyway they come.
Wild-Magelet Wild-Magelet 8 years
Cooked, I would find it very difficult to do without them; I make tons of meals using crushed tomatoes as a base - soups, stews, casseroles, curries, vegetarian chilli. I probably use cooked tomatoes at least five times a week. Raw, I'm fairly ambivalent toward them, although a couple of slices are nice on a veggie burger. :)
miamixo miamixo 8 years
love love loveee em! I eat em almost every day in some form.
arcticpuppet arcticpuppet 8 years
yum :] i prefer farmer's market tomatoes since the normal ones at a typical grocery store [especially out of season!] are just not as wonderful as the uber fresh ones. there really isnt anything better than a salad with fresh tomato and many other veggies!
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
Love them to no end. But the store bought ones, even during the season, often taste like cardboard. When someone says that they don't like tomatoes, I will believe them only when they taste one fresh off the vine, or one that has been picked that very morning and has been sold at a farmer's market.
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 8 years
The perfect side for salads, wiches, fresh mozzarella, pasta ................and bacon and lettuce!
Soniabonya Soniabonya 8 years
i used to never like tomatoes until i tasted ones straight from the vine. my family in Hungary have a huge garden with plenty of tomatoes and i just couldn't get enough. I started a garden in my parents backyard with 4 tomatoe plants and I have 2 here at my apartment. Sooo yummy when its fresh.
sarahcateh sarahcateh 8 years
love them in every form. I could eat them for every meal.
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