Yesterday was a tomato day, and this is a photo of my sauce-to-be, which this morning continues to cook down into a thick orange mass of spicy peppers, garlic, onions, and tomatoes.
And these two photos are my plain tomatoes, ready for the canner.
And here is a bit from Pablo Neruda's "Ode to Tomatoes":
takes over lunches,
with the glasses,
its own radiance,
a goodly majesty.
Too bad we must