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Posted on 08 June 2012 by

Showing your Love with Love Apples

By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

During Victorian times, tomatoes were referred to as “Love Apples.”

Why, I really do not know maybe it is due to some of the variety names or just the fact that they look like apples.

Regardless of the reason, tomatoes can be turned into your own love adornment for your love one with a little effort.

To begin this process, one must first get the perfect tomato. While I always like to buy in season and hyperlocally, I do consciously splurge during this season. Even though I am going outside my locality, I always look for organic tomatoes when possible.

These tomatoes must meet four criteria. They must not be Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on 04 December 2007 by

How to Make a Tomato Rose


Tomato rose

Photo Credit: Flor de tomate by ^Sandra^ used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

By Michelle Fabio

While browsing my favorite blogs, I came across a post on my friend Meredith’s site entitled Tomate en guise de fleur with this gorgeous photo:

I emailed Meredith and asked her permission to display her beautiful tomato rose here at Tomato Casual. She readily agreed and even pointed me to a page that shows how to make one of these, immediately transforming an ordinary salad into something extraordinary.
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