Far be it for me to defend things Jersey(HA), but I was not talking about any tomato picked early for sale and stored in a store over time. I was talking about home grown and picked ripe…and they are delicious in my sandy soil! Are they the best? Who knows or cares…they’re just delicious…as I’m sure are those picked in gardens across this country.Enjoy the season where ever your tomato garden…
Glad you’re all enjoying this old thread.
By the way, any one but me try the NEW Ramapo tomato available for the first time in over 30 years,develped in Rutgers U. and said to be superb?…still have a few weeks to find out!!
And also the thick skinned Roma Italian style plum tomatoes make a delicious gravy,quick or slow cooked for hours…with fresh basil and other spices from our garden it makes a perfect quick gravy or delicious slow cooked "Sunday Gravy".