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Posted on 04 March 2009 by

Wear Some Tomatoes

kedsBy Vanessa Richins

I must admit, I am positively aching for tomato growing season right now.

As I was perusing tomato related topics tonight, I came across a men’s tie full of tomatoes.

I decided to share with you some of the lovely merchandise found on the Internet if you would like to brighten your winter by wearing tomatoes.

Happy Tomato

As the website proclaims, these Happy Tomato products from Dooni Designs are “delighted to be thick, juicy and pesticide free.” There are four pages chock full of everything from t-shirts to baby’s bibs, all plastered with a friendly tomato.

Silly Tomato Tie

I am a fan of silly ties – for his last birthday, I bought my best friend a tie with a slice of pizza on it. I came across this tie on Zazzle – the inspiration for this post. How can you not like a guy who wears a tie full of smiling tomatoes?

Tomatoes Are Evil

This is, of course, not Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 30 September 2007 by

Tomato Gadgets and Gizmos


Tomato Saver

By Tomato Queen

Honestly, these are things I think I can live without.

But who am I to keep a kitchen gadget from someone’s eager hands?

Below are several seemingly useless tomato gadgets on the market; but depending on your needs, your mileage may vary:

Zyliss Tomato Peeler – Marketed as a soft peeler in the United States, this same product is marketed from several UK vendors as a “tomato peeler,” so perhaps this is considered more of a normative utensil on the other side of the pond. It seems a very tedious job to peel a raw tomato, when the skin plops right off after blanching, but blanching tomatoes isn’t necessarily for everyone. Read the rest of this entry »


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