A Good Tomato Isn't Hard To Find
|A beautiful Uglyripe tomato|
I never buy produce at Publix, but this week I espied some fire-engine red Uglyripe "heirloom-type" tomatoes from Santa Sweets, Inc. at the South Beach branch. They were just ripe, too, so I bought a few. The Uglyripe sticker boasts of it being "The tomato that tastes like a tomato," and indeed it was one of the sweetest I've cut into -- riper and deeper red than this photo suggests.
Peak tomato season is on the way; already prices are heading downward. The Uglyripes are currently on sale for $2.99 per pound at the SB Publix (they were sold out yesterday; next shipment arrives today). If you like tomatoes, this one comes with the Short Order stamp of approval.