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To Grow Sweeter Produce, California Farmers Turn Off The Water

To Grow Sweeter Produce, California Farmers Turn Off The Water

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

California’s small producers of tomatoes, grapes and other crops are increasingly taking up dry farming, which involves growing crops without watering them for months. The technique, which obviously saves water, can produce more flavorful crops.

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Tomatoes: An Addiction (Early Girl Tomato Sauce)

Tomatoes: An Addiction (Early Girl Tomato Sauce)

| September 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

I have a confession to make: I’ve been on a bit of a tomato bender.

I just can’t help it. They are just so irresistible. I’ve been popping cherry tomatoes like pills, sneaking slices and dices of heirlooms into every meal, and lusting after Early Girls. I recently came across this Mario Batali clip, and learned that there is a word for my ailment. The Italians call it Scorpacciata.

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