By Vanessa Richins
As I was paging through Google News today, I learned that a 4 pound 9 ounce tomato grown by Harold Politano had recently won the Great Long Island Tomato Challenge.
My mind boggled for a minute as I tried to imagine holding such a beauty.
Jessica Damiano from Newsday.com interviewed Politano and found out how he produced his hefty prize-winning tomato. “His secret? “You have to concentrate on getting all the juice into that one big flower that comes out,” he divulged. “Everything else is sacrificed: You cut off all the other flowers and keep only one stem, cutting away all the smaller stems.”
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