Tomatoes-tomatos

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    I have been blessed with a dearth of tomatos this growing season.

    I can only make so much 'sauce'. I can only freeze so many to use in stews when the weather gets chilly.

    I tried my hand at making tomato soup, which turned out great!

    I am at a loss as what to create with the rest of the tomatos.

    Bear in mind that I still have a fairly large crop that needs to be harvested.

    Ideas???
     
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    I think you should start eating them like a hand fruit in public places and try to start a new trend.
     
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    Are there any shelters near you who could put them to use or distribute them to others?
     
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    :clap2: Then we'll need bibs! ;)

    I have cherry tomatoes that are ohhh, soooooo, sweet. We eat them like grapes.

    Ideas for the 'big ones'?
     
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    Damned deer ate all of mine. I got 6 tomatoes all season from 40 vines.

    There are 2 less deer around here though so far....
     
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    Thanks Amelia.
    I have called local shelters and food banks, including churches. I am told I don't have enough or that quality may be suspect because they don't come from a store. :evil:
     
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    Deer are a good trade off for 'maters!!
    If you were my neighbor, I would be sharing :)
     
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    I halfway suspected that.

    Kinda sad. Kinda understandable, which is also sad ... I guess they might also worry that some people might do bad things to what they are donating.



    Our church lets members put veggies out on the counter for others to help themselves to, but then we know each other.
     
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    I gave the deer to a neighbor who likes them. I do not like to eat them, or even shoot them for that matter. But when it comes to my maters...
     
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    Just put them out front with a sign saying free maters, just don't be greedy.
     

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