Lilly : You should eat more fresh vegetables, Ronnie.
Ronnie : I like my tomatoes red and polished.
Lilly : Those don't look natural . . gotta have blemishes . .
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i've got mine in my garden all kind of tomatoes ( cherry , green , orange , red ....)
I know i am lucky
24 Sep 2018 5:48am
@pascale: Lucky indeed. Strangely, I've never grown tomatoes myself. (Ronnie)
Je choisis sans hésitation les unes d'abord et les autres ensuite.
24 Sep 2018 6:10am
@Captain Guildive Ajoupa: Oui, Lilly a tendance à avoir raison ! (Ronnie)
Sometimes listen to Lilly's advice, Ronnie! ;))))
24 Sep 2018 6:44am
@omid: You may well be right ! (Ronnie)
If you go for fresh and local tomatoes, you have to be quick, it's the end for the year. Annierita
24 Sep 2018 8:16am
A middle way: Heinz tomato ketchup.
24 Sep 2018 8:51am
@Willem: Now, that's a good option ! (R)
Superb presentation . Choices in many way but... we eat regularly the small tomatoes and from time to time we have a rough time with pleasure the "real tomatoes "
24 Sep 2018 9:02am
Nothing wrong with Ronnie's cherry picking Lilly
24 Sep 2018 9:11am
Lilly's tomatoes look like good ones. In Ukraine, we have so many natural tomatoes. After that, it's difficult to find similar in the west.
24 Sep 2018 9:15am
Ronnie, my back yard garden in Elora features Mennonite seed (centuries old, un-modified) tomatoes of the sort that would bring tears to Lilly's eyes, but I'm not so sure what you would think of them...
24 Sep 2018 10:09am
@Rick: Yes, I get the picture . . (Ronnie)
24 Sep 2018 10:53am
Lilly has right ;-0...
I`m so sorry for you
24 Sep 2018 11:07am
@Marjolein: He will survive, Marjolein . . just ! ( from Lilly )
I love Ronnie's choice!! They always make a great quick snack!!
24 Sep 2018 12:07pm
Wonderful captures. Beautiful colors.
24 Sep 2018 1:03pm
I had a cherry tomato and an heirloom variety of tomato growing in my garden this summer. The cherry tomatoes were definitely the best.
24 Sep 2018 1:09pm
Ah, blemished ! Thanks Lilly, I learned the word !
24 Sep 2018 1:23pm
@Hiro: A useful word ! ( from Lilly )
Eat natural food, Ronnie!!!
24 Sep 2018 1:43pm
I live in NJ where we have the famous Jersey tomatoes. My favorites are the heirlooms, which come in many colors and sizes. Ronnie, at least yours are fresh? Where ever did you find so many the same size and so red? My local markets do not feature any that look like that. They look more like Lilly's variety of color, even when cherry or grape size.
24 Sep 2018 3:03pm
@Ruthiebear: I'm starting to think mine are artificially reared . . they are so much alike ! (Ronnie)
Two great photos of this very common fruit showing just how wonderful Nature is in producing variety. Personally love a bit of the green crunch when eating tomatoes, so the large variety would be my choice - they look delicious!
24 Sep 2018 5:05pm
De belle tomates cerise lautre doivent encore mûrir il y a du vert et le petite boules rouge génail super
24 Sep 2018 5:54pm
@Nicou: Je vous remercie !
Knowledge is knowing a tomato a a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.~Miles Kington
24 Sep 2018 6:45pm
@B. Thomas: Nice one ! (Ronnie)
Hate to break it to you guys, but, tomatoes are a fruit
25 Sep 2018 12:04am
@: Helen :: We live, we learn ! No wonder my life is difficult . . And, then, I read this : "In 1887, U.S. tariff laws that imposed a duty on vegetables, but not on fruits, caused the tomato's status to become a matter of legal importance. The U.S. Supreme Court settled this controversy on May 10, 1893, by declaring that the tomato is a vegetable, based on the popular definition that classifies vegetables by use—they are generally served with dinner and not dessert" (Wiki). I think I'll just sit back and eat them ! (Ronnie)
We have several varieties. Beautiful and tasty heirlooms. It is always a shame when we have to start buying them at the store in the late fall.
25 Sep 2018 12:16am
The best tomatoes are either home grown or from a farmers market.
25 Sep 2018 12:40am
@Irene: Very true . . but the slugs usually ate my plantings before I could ! (Ronnie)
for tomatoes, I always say yes.
25 Sep 2018 6:19am
@yoshimiparis: Thank you.
La saison des tomates mise à l'honneur!
25 Sep 2018 6:20am
25 Sep 2018 8:08am
Belle comparaison, les deux doivent être bonnes à manger!;)
25 Sep 2018 8:40am
@mo.langel: Yay !
haaa oui Ronnie , Lilly a raison il faut manger des légumes !!
25 Sep 2018 9:08am
Tomato season is almost over here.
25 Sep 2018 10:11am
Both are delicious
25 Sep 2018 11:21am
Ronnie picks the pretty tomatoes. Why not is the one that polishes them .
25 Sep 2018 5:17pm
The tomatoes that are grown now are almost artificial. They pollinate the flowers artificially and all the tomatoes come out the same. Maybe it's pure chemistry, but that's what happens now. Poor mortals who eat badly. Of course the Lilly tomatoes should also be artificial. However I eat many tomatoes and I like them !. Seasoned with oil, salt and pepper are delicious.
25 Sep 2018 5:22pm
@Adela Fonts: Yums !
For once, I am safe....We eat our little tomatoes right off the vine plant that Barbara's sister has growing in the back yard...Yummmmm!
25 Sep 2018 5:49pm
@Denny Jump: Way to go ! (Ronnie)
Nothing tastes better than a fresh, juicy home grown tomato. Blemishes or not. And it doesn't get much more taste-free than boxed "polished" globes of genetically engineered to be boxed substitute tomatoes.
26 Sep 2018 2:43am
@Harry: Smiles . . I'm sure you are right ! (Boxed Ronnie)
Wow ! je salue ce type de photographie ( j'ai pendant une dizaine d'années publié dans l'un de mes blogs culinaires , des recettes , fruits et légumes ) je sais par définition que ce genre de capture n'est vraiment pas aisées à réaliser ! félicitations , ce suis sous le charme de celui-ci !
26 Sep 2018 10:34am
@Sacha: Je vous remercie pour vos aimables paroles. Apprécié. ( from Lilly and Ronnie )
Tomatoes with blemishes, and grown in your garden are so much better ! I agree with Lilly! Sorry Ronnie!
26 Sep 2018 8:57pm
@Mireille T.: I know you are right . . (Ronnie)
C'est bientôt la fin d'été et des tomates variées anciennes et goûteuses au jardin et il nous faudra bien regarder les étals de tomates rouges et lisses et fades jusqu'à la prochaine saison .
27 Sep 2018 7:57am
@ceteceva: Bien dit . . Je vous remercie . .
tomato tomato...story of tomato this day...
27 Sep 2018 7:31pm
moi aussi je préfère les tomates de droite, c'est déjà beau de manger des légumes mais si en plus ils doivent être moches .. ;( les photos dans les deux cas sont tres belles !
27 Sep 2018 9:34pm
@véronique cherpantier: Merci pour ces pensées. . bonne fin de semaine!. ( Lilly and Ronnie )
28 Sep 2018 1:37pm
Les tomates imparfaites sont les meilleures, elles viennent du jardin et ne sont pas calibrées ;) Bon week-end L & R.
28 Sep 2018 4:18pm
@Mickaël D: C'est vrai, j'en suis sûr! (R)
Totally on your side Ronnie..natural or not, yours are definitely tempting
29 Sep 2018 2:38am
@Chetan: Well, someone has to side with me ! Thanks, Chetan. (Ronnie)
Lilly's may have more flavor, we get those from our neighbour but we have buckets of our own shiny ones - soup is the only way.
29 Sep 2018 8:05am
@Brockaly: Soup, yes !
Viens chez moi, tu trouveras dans mon jardin toutes variétés de tomates et BIO surtout !... Bon appétit.
29 Sep 2018 12:23pm
@tataray: Je suis envieux. . (Ronnie sans jardin)
Il faut écouter les bons conseils de Lilly, Ronnie ... :-)
30 Sep 2018 9:33am
@Le Krop: Ah oui, oui. . (Ronnie)
30 Sep 2018 2:56pm
@Daniel: Yes, why not ?!!
Good tomatoes with pesticides, mmm!
Well seen !
30 Sep 2018 6:14pm
Nice colors and composition.
8 Oct 2018 6:20am
No jealousy. I'll take the smaller for apéritif and bigger in salad ;).
1 Nov 2018 4:06pm
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