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RE: SAN MARZANO tomatoes

mollyblossom Feb 23, 2011 05:28 AM

HI Everyone! Does anyone know where to purchase fresh San Marzano tomatoes???? THanks alot. RObby

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    bob96 RE: mollyblossom Feb 23, 2011 12:47 PM

    The varietal is available at some Union Sq Greenmarket vendors--Migliorelli, I believe, for one--for a short stretch in September. I've bought them to make a fresh sauce, and they're much milder (less intense flavor, less acid, not such a good thing) than the varietal grown in its DOP home around Vesuvius.

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      mollyblossom RE: mollyblossom Feb 24, 2011 02:46 AM

      Thanks Bob for the info. The next time i go to the Greenmarket at 14th Street i will look around and get the scoop..... Stay tuned. I just made a great sauce this weekend without San Marzano brand. It was Redpack..... Go figure,.... Robin

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