i’m a tomato blogger!

Go over to TomatoCasual.com and check out my post, The Tomato: A Relatively New Addition to the Dinner Table, and then click on the home page to see all the posts.

The site was just launched today, so be sure to bookmark it and/or subscribe so you can learn more about the tomato than you ever thought possible–its history, how to grow them, how to cook them, and much, much more.

On a personal note, I’ve spent all day today with some American friends in town (yeah for English!), and we’re having a blast. Just got back from the beach, so it’s time to shower off the sand and head to dinner.

Hope your Monday is/was just as lovely as mine!

18 Beans of Wisdom to “i’m a tomato blogger!”
  1. Britt-Arnhild

    Have a lovely time with friends and visitors πŸ™‚

  2. Betty C.

    A new blogging venture, how fun!

  3. Aimee

    sounds like your monday is beating mine to bits! glad your having a good one. πŸ™‚

  4. Farfallina - Roam 2 Rome

    Wow… it IS all about pomodori! πŸ™‚

    Think a balcony can grow some? I hope so…

    Enjoy your friends πŸ™‚

  5. JennieBoo

    Lucky girl!

    I love tomatoes AND friends…

    Guess we think alike.

    Viva la pomodoro! (Did I do that right?)

  6. Absolute Vanilla (and Atyllah)

    Wow, so much about tomatoes!
    Enjoy what sounds like a very “tough life”! πŸ™‚

  7. Paolo

    Farfallina: assolutamente sì!!

    I had a friend who grew great ones in a container.

  8. Farfallina - Roam 2 Rome

    Davvero Paolo? ci proverΓ²!

    Grazie per il link πŸ™‚ I took a look at it already, just hope it works for me πŸ™‚

  9. chris & erin

    how do you find all these crazy sites to write on?! I love it! Glad you had such a lovely day:)

  10. Frances

    Glad you had a lovely days – the tomoto site is something – the first thing I saw was that gigunda pomodoro on the front page.
    Ciao Bella,

  11. Candace Dempsey

    A nicely written piece on tomatoes. I’m going to show it to my cousins, next time they claim that Italy invented everything in the way of food.

    Glad you’re getting to use your English!

    Italian woman at the table
    Food-writing class: http://writers.com/dempsey.htm

  12. qualcosa di bello

    makes me hungry for a insalata caprese!! nice job & thanks for the link to a great site

  13. witnessing am i

    Some tomatoes, some friends, the beach, life in Italy. Doesn’t sound like a bad day indeed.

    Thanks for overshadowing my Monday, but then your Tuesday through Sunday will beat mine as well. Oh well.

  14. sognatrice

    B-A, thank you much!

    Betty C., thanks for commenting–I’m excited too πŸ™‚

    Aimee, hope your Monday turned out OK after all πŸ˜‰

    Farfallina, glad Paolo supplied you with that link; I’ll think you’ll be enjoying your own pomodori soon πŸ™‚

    Jennie, well technically “pomodoro” is masculine, so it’d be “il pomodoro,” but I caught your drift πŸ˜‰

    AV & A, oh if only life were tomatoes, friends, and beach outings….

    Paolo, thanks for stepping in there; and yes, tomatoes can absolutely be grown on balconies πŸ™‚

    Erin, I wish I could find more crazy (or normal) sites…income is a lovely thing πŸ˜‰

    Frances, isn’t that pomodoro spectacular?!

    Candace, thanks; your cousins sound *very* Italian πŸ™‚

    Qualcosa, hope you continue to enjoy the site as it grows!

    Witnessing, you’re always using different names; good think I can recognize you πŸ˜‰ Hope your Tuesday is more lovely than my Monday πŸ™‚

  15. Sara

    Fun, fun, fun! Happily bookmarked!

  16. sognatrice

    Sara, I think we’re going to have a lot of fun over there; glad to hear you’ll be joining us!

    Also, thanks to everyone who went over to check out this exciting new site–especially to those who commented too πŸ˜‰

  17. stefanie

    You’re a tomato blogger? My word; there really is a niche for EVERYTHING! πŸ™‚

  18. sognatrice

    Stefanie, yes indeedy! I figure if people can have huge blogging success with knitting and other hobbies, why not the tomato right? Of course it wasn’t my idea, but I do think it’s rather genius πŸ˜‰

Michelle KaminskyMichelle Kaminsky is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer who lived in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy for 15 years. This blog is now archived. 

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