Heirloom Brandywine Tomatoes

The heirlooms are finally here.

Heirloom Brandywine tomato

Every year I plant several different heirloom tomato plants. This year they went in the ground early, grew lush and green, set lots of tomatoes, and then everything stopped. I don’t have hardly any ripe tomatoes and now many of the plants are looking quite ill. I guess tomatoes aren’t all that fond of weeks of triple digit weather. So I was very happy to finally see a red Brandywine. Brandywines are probably the most flavorful tomatoes to grow. They are large, but so juicy and tasty that none ever goes to waste. I have my eye on this one for dinner.

by Renee Pottle

Renee Pottle, a freelance writer and Home Economist, is fanatic about all things food. She blogs about canning and food preservation at SeedToPantry.com. Find her professional food writing info at PenandProvisions.com.

August 6, 2014

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