Tomatoes

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‘Great Bull Run’ Stampedes Into Elk River

The Running of the Bulls is a popular event every year in Spain – but there’s no need to travel to Europe if you want the thrill. The Great Bull Run is coming to the Elk River Extreme Motor Park Saturday. There will be several running of the bulls throughout the day starting at 11:30 a.m.

06/20/2014

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Ford Looking To Make Car Parts From Tomatoes

In an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.

06/13/2014

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Bite Of Minnesota: Baked Feta With Tomatoes & Olives

Finding and making truly simple recipes doesn’t come easily (for me). It seems that I tend to pick highly involved dishes and insist on making most if not all of the components myself. Heck, if I were more adept at making cheese, I’m sure I’d complicate things even more.

01/14/2014

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Bite Of Minnesota: Tomato Jam

If you’ve been reading this blog over the past month or so, I wouldn’t be surprised if you are under the impression that I eat a lot of cheese platters and preserve a decent amount of produce through freezing and canning.

11/06/2013

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Bite Of Minnesota: Roasted Sun Gold Tomato Sauce

After counting chips, Twinkies, and random slices of fruit and tomatoes as meals over the long weekend, it was time to return to normal meals and refocus on the ingredients from our salad share and our small garden.

09/03/2013

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Tomato Fest Set For Downtown Minneapolis In July

Get ready to toss your tomatoes. The third annual Midwest Tomato Fest will once again take over downtown Minneapolis in July. Known as the nation’s largest tomato-toss, the event will converge on a square-block area on Portland Avenue and Fourth Street on July 13.

06/03/2013

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Greek Salad With Kalamata Olives & Tomatoes

Who doesn’t love the wonderful flavors of summer? Here’s a simple recipe for all that fresh basil and heaps of tomatoes from your garden. What? You don’t have your own garden yet? No worries!

05/28/2013

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Good Question: When Can We Start Planting?

The long winter has meant frozen lakes, iced-over garden beds and many questions about when we can put the spade to dirt and start planting the garden.

04/29/2013

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Health Watch: Tomatoes May Lower Stroke Risk

Lots of homes are stocked with tomatoes fresh out of the garden. And now a new study, published in the journal Neurology, finds there may be some big health benefits to eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods.

10/08/2012

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Gardeners Grow Trust, Right Along With Tomatoes

It’s hard to miss the hand-painted signs and billowing blue tarp on the front lawn — underneath are the tables loaded with tubs upon tubs of red and juicy tomatoes.

08/23/2012

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Midwest Tomato Fest Taking Over

Organizers of this year’s Midwest Tomato Fest – taking place Saturday evening in downtown Minneapolis – say semi-truck loads of tomatoes are being brought in from Arkansas.

07/14/2012

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Greenhouse To Provide Local Produce To Twin Cities Grocers

If you’re trying to eat healthy and you’re looking for fresher produce, there’s big news out of St. Paul on Monday.

06/04/2012

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Good Question: Is The Fridge A Saver Or A Spoiler?

Some things are obvious: meat, eggs and milk go in the refrigerator. Other things are controversial: Tomatoes, bread, apples and peanut butter. So, the question is: To refrigerate or not to refrigerate?

05/03/2012

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