Fresh: Meilin’s Cherry Tomatoes

At our recent July 4th celebration, the Chengs came to join us (sans Julian). They brought fresh fruits and their no-fuss easy cleanup granita machine. In the happy frenzy of preparations at our small kitchen, Meilin handed me a small bag of cherry tomatoes, still with stems and all.

Meilin's Cherry Tomatoes, (c) Likeitiz

Meilin’s Cherry Tomatoes, (c) Likeitiz

“These are from my garden. They’re really sweet. You should keep some for your salads.”

I kept all of it for myself. I had enough tomatoes for the day. So, I’m a little indulgent about this one thing. Why not?

I didn’t get around to washing and using the ripe red cherries until the weekend. While I was washing and separating the stems, I popped some in my mouth. Ooh! Delish! Sweet, flavorful, pure, and juicy. My definition of fresh!

This post was in response to the Daily Post Photo Challenge: Fresh

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8 Responses to Fresh: Meilin’s Cherry Tomatoes

  1. Delicious home grown tomatoes. Yummy! I remember how happy I was when my dad brings me to our back yard garden for vegetable harvesting. Belated 4th of July. Looks like you had a wonderful time. Have a blessed day my friend.


  2. they’re like candy. so sweet and perfectly sized. i just pickled a pint of them. not sure how they’ll taste but it would be nice to have a little taste of summer in January. I say this even as i am cursing the Virginia summer and wishing it was January. 87 degrees but 89% humidity so the heat index is over 100. very unpleasant. i’d rather have 2 feet of snow. I’m ashamed to admit that i whine my way through summer here.


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  5. I’m allergic to them, but I can grow the heck out of them.


  6. Lucid Gypsy says:

    I would have just inhaled them!


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