Impractical Tomatoes


Our tomatoes have started to turn red now and are slowly trickling onto the counter top to be incorporated into our daily meals. Right now I’m fascinated by this variety, Constoluto Fiorentino:

I can’t say that it’s a very practical tomato. You can’t slice them for sandwiches all that well and even chopping them is a creative task, but sometimes garden fare needs to go beyond practical and just be beautiful.


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7 responses to “Impractical Tomatoes

  1. Hi Kendra,

    I love these beautiful, shapely tomatoes. Sometimes tomatoes just need to be eaten like an apple!

    Just wanted to tell you about one of my recent posts…I finally made the deodorant!

    Here is a link..

    Hope you are well!


  2. I was given a plant or two of these to grow and had no idea what they were – thank you for naming our brainy looking tomatoes! LOL

  3. WOW! Those are really lovely. How do they taste?

  4. Those look awesome! Funny and prettyish at the same time.

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