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Early girl tomatoes

Early Girl tomatoes can be dry farmed, which means once the plants’ roots are in the ground, they are covered with a protective mulch and the farmer simply stops watering them. Cutting off the water supply means the plants’ roots have to work harder to pull moisture from the ground to produce fruit. The result is a heartier, juicier tomato with more concentrated flavor.

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Recipes with Early girl tomatoes

David Little - Roasted Early Girl Tomato Soup

Roasted Early Girl Tomato Soup

David Little, Little Organic Farm

Early Girl Tomato Jam

From Rachel Saunders, author of The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2010).

Roasted Tomato Soup

Sarah Henkin, CUESA’s Market Chef (July 2009).

Le Petite Robert BLT

Robert Cubberly, Le Petite Robert.


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