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Posted on 14 October 2010 by tomatocasual.com

Tomatoes that Crossed the Ocean

tomato-juiceBy Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

Some things in life are free like beautiful sunsets and sunrises along with the smells of freshly mowed grass and a baby’s hair.

The simplicity of life can also be found in the garden among the tomato plants.

The fruits of one’s labor can be enjoyed right out of the garden but can also be enjoyed by simple drinks that span oceans.

Sinh Ca Chua (Vietnamese Tomato Shake) is an effortless Vietnam drink. This drink can be found on any street in Vietnam and typically creates an opportunity for individuals to catch up on their day. So try this drink as an early morning pick me up or as a summer, non-alcoholic nightcap.

Sinh Ca Chua (Vietnamese Tomato Shake)

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • ½ ice cubes
  • 1-2 tomatoes
  • 1 small spoonful of sugar or to taste

Steps

1. Place ice cubes and tomatoes in blender and mix until ice cubes are crushed.
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Posted on 30 October 2007 by tomatocasual.com

Tomato Juice Causes Airport Delays

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Tomato Juice Causes Airport Delays

Photo Credit: SWA Delay by dharder9475 used under CC BY-NC 2.0

By Michelle Fabio

On October 20, American Airlines’ passengers arriving at New York’s LaGuardia Airport were greeted by lines as long as several city blocks–and the reason was an excuse that surely none of them had ever heard before.

That morning, a vendor had spilled tomato juice on an x-ray machine, rendering unusable one of the five units that screen passengers before they are permitted in the gate areas.

The loss of this machine led to excessively long waits for passengers arriving at the terminal.
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Posted on 22 September 2007 by tomatocasual.com

How to Make Your Own Tomato Juice – Part 2

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tomatosoup2.jpgBy Michelle Fabio

In Part I, you read about the health benefits of drinking tomato juice, and now you’re going to learn how to make it yourself–easy peasy, er, easy tomato-ey!

1. Blanch.
Bring a pot of water to boil and then put in a few tomatoes at a time. When the water comes back to a boil, let them in the water for about 10 seconds, remove with a slotted spoon, and put into a bowl of cold water.
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Posted on 21 September 2007 by tomatocasual.com

Why You Should Drink Tomato Juice – Part 1

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Why You Should Drink Tomato Juice

By Michelle Fabio

Maybe you’ve tried a certain bottled tomato juice and have been turned off for life–or maybe you just love that pre-prepared goodness.

Either way, you should be drinking tomato juice, which you can easily make at home, and here’s why:

Tomato juice has been the subject of a few recent studies, and all have concluded that drinking this squeezed fruit is beneficial for your health.
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