I chose to make some Jam, which I turned into Chutney as I realized pectin would be a necessity I didn't have in tomato jam making, Salsa Verde, and Sweet & Spicy Pickle Wedges.
|the pot this plant is in is actually |
a few steps down the staircase now hidden by the plant
|some of the tendrils reaching the bottom of the steps|
|the 72 green tomatoes awaiting their destiny|
|This is one of the very few tomatoes to have fully ripened and reached its fullest potential: sliced for hamburgers and leftovers salted for pure tomato devouring|
|the one last tomato that was nearly |
ready for picking when the frost arrived
This was a Beefsteak tomato plant and you can be sure I will grow another (or maybe more than one!) next year as they are amazingly meaty, flavorful and large but not cracking and rotten large.