Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Teeny Tiny

Aren’t they cute?


This was the day's tomato harvest, next to a penny for size comparison.

The larger one is close to full sized, but I've never seen any as small as the other two.  I suspect their size has something to do with the heat and lack of water this summer.  However, when I ate those tiny fruits, their flavor was incredible!  The tomato-y sweetness was condensed into the much smaller package, almost like it had been dehydrated.

I wonder if there will be any more tiny tomato prizes waiting for me in the garden tomorrow?

13 comments:

  1. Ok...I was on Betsy's blog...and have to come & see the cute tomatoes. They are cute...even better that they taste good. 8~)
    Take care,
    Nancy
    BTW... I posted about tomatoes on my blog today too. 8~)

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    1. Thanks for stopping by!

      Since you, me, and Betsy all wrote about tomatoes today we should have a tomato party! You'll have to bring your own, though, because I don't think I have enough for three people.

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    2. I don't have the cute little tomatoes(yet). Mine are the midsized. And,yes, we should have a tomato party! 8~)

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  2. After the rain everything seems to be ripening at once. I found some tiny tomatoes, too, but yours win as the tiniest!

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    1. Things are ripening, and the grass is growing! Hubby cut on Monday, and it needs to be done again.

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  3. can't believe how small they are!

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  4. Tomatoes?! Wow! When I first looked at the photo, I thought they were berries!! Cute!

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    1. I read somewhere that there really ARE tomatoes (called red currant) that always grow this small, but I've never seen them around here.

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  5. I've heard that in a drought situation, this is exactly what happens. The fruit is smaller and the sugar in them is more concentrated. Lucky you! I'm so glad you're getting cooler weather.

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    1. I'M glad the weather is cooling off, too! Autumn in St. Louis is glorious.

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