Oh, Baby!

Saturday, June 17, 2006
I was casually watering the tomato plants yesterday evening when I saw it -- our first tomato of the year -- a tiny San Marzano. This one aspires to mingle with our garlic and herbs when it grows up -- putting all of its tomatoey goodness into becoming a savory, mouthwatering sauce.


Blogger Idaho Gardener said...

Good morning C & C! Congrats on that baby San Marzano. The garlic scape recipe looked absolutely fab-U-lous. I am going to make some tonite. Meanwhile, what kind of camera are you using to take your photos? The calendula pictures are so very beautiful.........

Mary Ann

11:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Christa, I was so excited when our first baby tomato showed up, so I know just how you're feeling! I can't wait until some of these little ones are ready to eat. They're going to be lucky if they make it to the kitchen before they get chomped...

The Inadvertent Gardener

3:24 PM  
Blogger David (Snappy) said...

are they long tomatoes rather than round?The excitement of seeing something growing to its potential is worth all the effort and worry!!

8:22 AM  
Blogger Christa said...

Mary Ann,
My camera is a Nikon D50. Glad you're enjoying the photos.

I hear you about the tomatoes not making it home to the kitchen! We'll probably eat the first few right in the garden.

Yes, these are the long or "plum-type" of tomato. We've planted some round ones also -- for slices on our sandwiches. Can't wait!

9:13 AM  

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