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RANDOM TIDBITS - The tomato -
Jokes, Polls & Anything Else / 4:59 PM - Monday February 25, 2013

RANDOM TIDBITS - The tomato -

The tomato is in the same family as the potato, pepper, eggplant, and petunia.

The French used to refer to the tomato as the "apple of love."

Scientists at Cornell University have identified two cancer-fighting substances in the tomato: P-courmaric and chlorogenic acids.

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamins A and C.

A versatile vegetable for cooking, tomatoes can be prepared stuffed, baked, boiled, stewed, pickled, and fried, and are the base for many sauces.

Florida is the number one producer of fresh market tomatoes.


- Asked by oldman52, A Mr. Nice Guy, Male, 56-65, Sydney, Retired

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I love tomatoes.It's funny what family they belong to.

- Response by frenchkiss49, A Thinker, Female, 56-65, Tampa, Who Cares?

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i don't know about anyone else, but i'm sure i'm not the only one...but i love a tomato sandwich on some fresh bread some mayo and salt.. omg...double mmmmmmmmm

- Response by mburgos, A Cool Mom, Female, 46-55, Philadelphia, Who Cares?

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Add some pepper to that sandwich that M has and I'll take it too. Do you get any produce from the U.S., like tomatoes?

- Response by pookiedoo, A Creative, Female, 46-55, Who Cares?

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