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Poll: Tomato discourse (41 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you like tomatoes

  1. I love tomatoes (26 votes [63.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 63.41%

  2. I hate tomatoes (6 votes [14.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.63%

  3. Neutral, could take it or leave it (9 votes [21.95%])

    Percentage of vote: 21.95%

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#1 jamie

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 02:48 AM

Okay so I for one love tomatoes, i ask for extra in my salads all the time, but I know a lot of people who don't like them! I can't fathom how anyone can dislike them yet like pickles instead! What is your stance on the tomato discourse?

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 06:03 AM

I like tomatoes, though I don't actually love them. And I can't stand pickles.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 06:28 AM

I'm a tomato fan.  I've been known to bring an entire tomato to work for lunch and eat it like an apple.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 07:42 AM

Salads, sandwiches and sauce. Tomatoes rule.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 08:26 AM

Besides the obvious use for sauces...burgers, sandwiches, salads, tacos, and a whole mess of stuff I'm too lazy to type.
I don't love them (I like 'em) but the food world is a better place with them.

However, I don't like tomato juice.

I'm inserting a write-in vote option of:
I like tomatoes and have them in some form at least a few times a week.

Edited by JohnnyBlaze, 04 February 2017 - 08:28 AM.


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Posted 04 February 2017 - 10:06 AM

I love Tormato...

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 10:59 AM

View PostBabycat, on 04 February 2017 - 06:03 AM, said:

I like tomatoes, though I don't actually love them. And I can't stand pickles.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 12:06 PM

Had to say neutral.  I take em' and leave 'em, depending on style, and fresh or canned.

Fresh, love Beefsteak and Roma tomatoes. Slice up a beefsteak, a slab of fresh mozzarella on top, drizzled with balsamic dressing.  Roma's in salads, for sauces, and juiced in the Nutribullet. with other veggies. A regular big tomato diced up and added to tabbouleh, yum.  However I cannot stand those nasty grape tomatoes.

Canned, I use then whole, peeled, crushed diced, sauce, & paste.  Grabbed some Muir Glen organic diced and MG tomato paste to make turkey & pumpkin chili for the game tomorrow.  And while they aren't cheap, San Marzano tomatoes can't be beat for Italian red sauces and pizza sauce.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 12:50 PM

I eat them every day, cherry tomatoes, plum tomatoes, Spanish tomatoes, regular tomatoes...you name it. I have them with salads, on sandwiches or cook them in various ways.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 03:05 PM

I'm more neutral.  Used to avoid them when I was younger.  Now I often like a nice crisp fresh slice on a burger or sub sandwich.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 03:20 PM

Definitely pro tomato

Years ago, my then girlfriend's Mom made tomato sauce ( for pasta ) from scratch, and I watched what she did .. I was all very simple, but the end result was amazing .. Completely different than the over processed stuff in a jar ... That really kick-started my tomato love

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 03:23 PM

If it's a fresh from the garden tomato I say yay. If it's a hot house pale little thing that's hard as a rock, I say nay.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 03:24 PM

View PostGotNeilPeart?, on 04 February 2017 - 10:59 AM, said:

View PostBabycat, on 04 February 2017 - 06:03 AM, said:

I like tomatoes, though I don't actually love them. And I can't stand pickles.

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You have said you don't like a lot of foods, which is a real shame.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 06:22 PM

In 6th grade I worked the summer on a farm picking tomatoes for $1.00 an hour ( child labor !!! ).

One afternoon I picked a tomato that looked sooo good that I took a bite out of it.   I chewed and swallowed it and then looked at the tomato.   IT WAS FULL OF WORMS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Freaked me out so bad that I totally gave up tomatoes for decades.  I can now eat them but only in a salad, on a burger, etc.   I still cannot eat a slice of tomato on its own.

  Love ketchup though.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 07:51 PM

Neutral, can't eat them on their own.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 08:22 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 04 February 2017 - 03:23 PM, said:

If it's a fresh from the garden tomato I say yay. If it's a hot house pale little thing that's hard as a rock, I say nay.
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Posted 04 February 2017 - 11:37 PM

View PostNarps, on 04 February 2017 - 10:06 AM, said:

I love Tormato...

It's a variety bred in England in 1978, known only to a select few.

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 12:01 AM

View Postcustom55, on 04 February 2017 - 06:22 PM, said:

In 6th grade I worked the summer on a farm picking tomatoes for $1.00 an hour ( child labor !!! ).

One afternoon I picked a tomato that looked sooo good that I took a bite out of it.   I chewed and swallowed it and then looked at the tomato.   IT WAS FULL OF WORMS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Freaked me out so bad that I totally gave up tomatoes for decades.  I can now eat them but only in a salad, on a burger, etc.   I still cannot eat a slice of tomato on its own.

  Love ketchup though.
And now you're full of worms!

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Posted 06 February 2017 - 09:00 PM

View Posttreeduck, on 05 February 2017 - 12:01 AM, said:

View Postcustom55, on 04 February 2017 - 06:22 PM, said:

In 6th grade I worked the summer on a farm picking tomatoes for $1.00 an hour ( child labor !!! ).

One afternoon I picked a tomato that looked sooo good that I took a bite out of it.   I chewed and swallowed it and then looked at the tomato.   IT WAS FULL OF WORMS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Freaked me out so bad that I totally gave up tomatoes for decades.  I can now eat them but only in a salad, on a burger, etc.   I still cannot eat a slice of tomato on its own.

  Love ketchup though.
And now you're full of worms!
There's nothing like biting into something full of maggots!

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Posted 06 February 2017 - 09:24 PM

I didn't know hating tomatoes was a thing.  I don't know that I've met anyone who doesn't like tomato sauce, ketchup, raw tomatoes AND cooked tomatoes.  One or two of those, but not all.




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