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tomato for sauce?

Posted by suzannesl (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 16, 11 at 13:01

What's your favorite tomato for sauce? I'm ordering seeds, but have never really done sauce tomatoes before.


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Amish Paste
Costoluto Genovese (my favorite)
San Marzano Redorta
Martino's Roma
Opalka
Rocky #5070
Viva Italia

Be careful about tomatoes called simply "Roma" or "San Marzano". There's lots of stuff out there that isn't exactly what you think it is.

Joe


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Renee's Garden, "Italian Pompeii". Great on sandwiches, too: http://www.reneesgarden.com/seeds/seeds-hm/vegT.htm#toma

Patty S.


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  • Posted by hoovb z9 Southern CA (My Page) on
    Thu, Jan 20, 11 at 16:21

I use any tomato that is ripe for sauce. The non-paste ones just take longer to cook down, but the sauce is just as delicious. Of the paste ones I like Costoluto Genovese and San Marzano Redorta too. Amish Paste and Opalka are delicious but yield has never been good in this garden.


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Thanks, everyone!


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