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12.18.11 Juliet tomatoes with eggs

At the last North Berwick Farmers’ Market in late October I was able to grab a couple of pints of  Juliet tomatoes from Moondance Gardens before they disappeared for the season. My first encounter with the Juliet several years ago was less then promising … Continue reading

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Field Notes: Pomodorini in December

Fellow gardeners, Don and Lane, participated in growing out pomodorini this past season. These recent photographs show their Principe Borghese tomatoes in storage. They uprooted the entire plant, hung it upside down in their pantry, and are picking the pomodorini … Continue reading

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Fusilli Rustici with Tomatoes & Mushrooms

I’d wanted to try this second pomodorini recipe from Beatrice, but had to wait until I could get my hands on some locally grown mushrooms. I found some Blue Oyster mushrooms on offer at the Portsmouth Farmers’ Market, and Peter of Pawtuckaway … Continue reading

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Field Notes: Yellow House Farm

Many thanks to Robbie of Yellow House Farm in Barrington, NH, for helping us grow out this beautiful crop of hanging tomatoes — here’s his report on how they fared: These were taken following two frosts the nights before so some of … Continue reading

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Hanging tomatoes in storage at Masseria Aprile

While staying at Masseria Aprile last fall, we were given a tour of the farm and shown how the pomodorini were kept. The tiled walls of this storage room help to hold the temperatures down through warmer fall days, while the … Continue reading

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Every day is a banquet

We met Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta when she was one of the presenters at the North Hill Symposium, “The Kitchen Garden and the Table,” in Vermont. The co-owner of two New York restaurants, Beatrice is also the chef, a title that barely … Continue reading

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Another option for storing pomodorini

If you don’t have enough pomodorini to hang, another option is to store them loosely. They will last longer if some of the stem is left attached. If the stem is missing, storing them with the stem side down will help to … Continue reading

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