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Sep
9
2013

Del Monte Farm and Cannery Tour

Had the best time visiting Del Monte farms and cannery in Modesto, CA last month. Had the privilege of meeting some of the Del Monte staff, their farmers along with touring the factory, peach and tomato farms with 5 other food bloggers from across the country. Del Monte delighted us with this refreshing Peach Sorbet to get our morning started.

 

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Photo courtesy of Del Monte Foods

What a treat to tour the cannery where many of Del Monte’s fruit products are packaged and prepared for the shelves. Here’s a shot of the canned peaches almost done.

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Photo courtesy of Del Monte Foods

The pears were as gorgeous as ever.

Del Monte Bloggers

ย Our fun Del Monte group from left to right: ย Kelly, Julie, Ali, Robyn, Me and Gina.

Del Monte Farm and Factory Tour-1 I learned that nearly 90% of Del Monte fruit and vegetables are grown in the United States, in the best growing regions for a consistently quality product. 100% of Del Monte’s canned peaches & tomatoes are grown in the United States. Del Monte Farm and Factory Tour-2

Del Monte picks their fruit, vegetables and tomatoes at the peak of ripeness, with the majority canned the same day they are picked to lock in nutrients and flavor. 98% of their canned fruit, vegetables and tomatoes are preservative free. According to Del Monte, fruits, vegetables, and tomatoes contain similar nutrients as fresh when prepared for the table. In some instances, such as peaches & tomatoes, the canned version may contain more antioxidants and vitamins than fresh as a result of the canning process.

Peach Farmers The peach farmers and their sweet dog Cosmo told us all about the dedication and hard work that goes into maintaining beautiful peaches for Del Monte.

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We got to pick peaches right off the tree. I found this very amusing apparently ๐Ÿ™‚

Lunch Decor

We had a lovely Barbecue style lunch back at the Del Monte cannery. Gorgeous fruited water and centerpieces were on each table.

 

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Friends and a beautiful lunch!

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A glimpse at some of our lunch.

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After lunch, it was off to the tomato farm. These are bright Roma-style tomatoes that were just about ready.

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Colorful tomatoes for acres and acres.

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Julie and I picking tomatoes to take home.

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Bloggers with the tomato farmers. Fun afternoon.

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What an absolute treat to meet these tomato farmers. They were some of the sweetest people I’ve ever met. So generous and kind. Many of Del Monte’s farmers are third generation partners with Del Monte Foods, especially in fruit where several families have grown fruit for Del Monte for more than 70 years. These vegetable & tomato growers have been with Del Monte on average thirty years. I enjoyed visiting the Del Monte cannery in Modesto. It gave me new insight about how our fruits and vegetables are brought to us. Their fruits, vegetables and tomatoes are grown in excellent soil and packed at the peak of ripeness. Del Monte has been accomplishing this for over 100 years.

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  1. 1

    All the food is making me hungry! I love making peach crostadas.

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    AmandaK says:

    What a fun contest! And how fun to see it tree/field to can!

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    Missy says:

    My favorite recipe to make that involves tomatos is Taco Pizza!

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    Hilary says:

    Peach ice cream – far and away, the best summertime treat!

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    Jennifer says:

    So cool that you got to visit Del Monte in MODESTO!! I’m from that area and have never been there. Do they give public tours? What fun to see that you were there.

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    Lyn says:

    I love fresh tomatoes & basil with a little olive oil & black pepper served on crackers.

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    Charity says:

    I love making Peach cobbler!

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    Leah Lenk says:

    Nothing better than homemade spaghetti sauce with meatballs ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Bourbon Peach Pie (on my blog!)

    What a cool experience!

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    I love a simple peach pie with vanilla ice cream!

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    Kristin says:

    Peach cobbler!

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    Malissa W says:

    I love making tomato pie with fresh tomatoes and peach cobbler with fresh peaches. The pictures look amazing!! Thanks for the giveaway.

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    Juli says:

    I recently got a batch of Georgia peaches (I live in Arkansas, so this was a treat) and made a peach crisp and homemade peach ice cream, both were delicious!

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    Erika says:

    Oh those photos are lovely, and so glad so many Del Monte products are grown right here in the U.S.A. I love making peach ice cream. Spaghetti sauce is probably my favorite thing to make using tomatoes.

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    Jessica says:

    I’m not a peach person, but I love all forms of tomatoes…especially a Pizza Margerhita with extra tomatoes on top. Yum.

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    Kristy F. says:

    Definitely a peach cobbler! Although I do have a new recipe for peach muffins.

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    Kim says:

    Peach cobbler for sure!

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    Nicole Brown says:

    I’m from the Modesto area and didn’t even know of the place! I wonder if they give public tours! My favorite recipe to make with tomatoes is bruschetta with fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil, and balsalmic vinegar. So yummy!! Loved this post =)

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    Gloria says:

    Peach crisp!!

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    Jacqui says:

    Peach pie with vanilla ice cream on top!

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    vaishali says:

    i love making indian spiced tomato and onion chutney and peach cobbler..:)

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    Katie says:

    I adore peach cobbler! And it seems to taste just as good with canned peaches as fresh, which is a huge bonus when they’re out of season!

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    Sues says:

    I’ve been loving reading about this trip! Everything looks so fabulous! AND like you learned a ton, too. I LOVE cocktails made with peaches ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Carole Resnick says:

    peach-cream cheese kuchen

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    Megan says:

    peach smoothies, yum!

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    Katy P says:

    I love peach crisp or peach dump cake!

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    Chatelaine says:

    My favorite tomato recipe is just a juicy ripe flavorful tomato on a piece of toast. With or without avocado or mayo. oh and a sprinkle of sea salt. When a tomato is fresh it’s best raw!!!

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    I love making peach crisp! I have tomatoes in my garden and I have so many of them that I have been roasting some of them and making tomato basil sauce with the rest! So fresh and so good!

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    megan says:

    Peach cobbler!

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    Margaret Smith says:

    I’d love to make a peach cobbler

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    Jennay says:

    My favorite peach recipe is Peach Crumb Bars and my favorite tomato recipes are homemade spaghetti sauce, marinara, and salsa!!

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    Shanna C says:

    I love making peach cobbler and then eating it with milk poured on top!

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    Laura says:

    Peach raspberry crisp for dessert!

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    Mami2jcn says:

    Peach pie with vanilla ice cream…yum!

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    Mami2jcn says:

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    Denise S says:

    I like making homemade spaghetti sauce with tomatoes.

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    Emily says:

    I cannot pass up good ole’ peach cobbler with buttery biscuit topping!

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    Micky says:

    My husband loves my peach cobbler!

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    Elena says:

    I like peach salsa

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    Sara says:

    I have a killer Peach Cobbler cupcake recipe… yum!

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    Pamela Shank says:

    Peach cobbler is a favorite at our house

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    Katherine says:

    I love fresh peaches on warm biscuits and whipped cream

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    Katie says:

    Peach crisp!

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    Leslie says:

    LOVE your peach/mango smoothie recipe you recently posted. Yum!!

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    ankerah says:

    blueberry peach cobbler. yum!

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    Lisa says:

    Peach cobbler for the peaches. Salsa for the tomatoes.

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    So jealous of this trip, it would be a dream to visit such a big farm… gives me big hopes and dreams for my own rooftop garden!

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    Caley says:

    I love peach cobbler/crisp, and adding peach or vanilla ice cream couldn’t hurt ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Joy Bailey says:

    Dutch over peach cobbler – always a winner!! However – I’ve never made it. Also, love it when my bro-in-law makes peach-huckleberry homemade syrup for waffles in the morning.

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    Allison C says:

    I like making something bruschetta-like with honey thyme roasted cherry tomatoes placed on top of ricotta smothered baguettes.

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    peach smoothies for sure! although I would love to learn how to make a simple tomato sauce for pasta! (:

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    ashley says:

    pretty basic but i love peach crisp or tomatoes on my burger

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    Chris Bennett says:

    I love making “Creamy Peach Pie” and serving it warm with whipped cream!!

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    Ashley says:

    Hands down, my grandma’s peach cobbler. Mmmm, I can imagine the smell now.

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    Jenn L. says:

    What a fantastic visit. I *love* the fresh peaches we get to enjoy here in Washington. My favorite new (to me anyway) recipe this year has been the Peach Dumplings with Bourbon Hard Sauce recipe from the Smitten Kitchen cookbook. A friend who just started blogging posted a link to her attempt which turned out fantastically. I was so inspired I had to try it, too. Delicious!

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    Mona says:

    Can’t wait to try your peach cobbler for the peaches, and of course Teedo’s salsa for the tomatoes!

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    Kathy Jones Cromer says:

    I love warm peach cobbler topped with vanilla bean ice cream! YUM!

    About the tomatoes, I’ll have a cheese and tomato sandwich on bread with American cheese, mayo and a nice fresh juicy tomato!

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    Kay says:

    Beautiful photos!

    I really love eating tomatoes as is, but I also love pasta with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella, as well as sliced tomatoes on a pizza!

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    Heidi F. says:

    I love to make peach cobbler!

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    Heidi F. says:

    I read the official rules.

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    Michaela Williams says:

    Pereira bros tomatoes…..Thats the farm I grew up on!!! My dad is Mike (plaid shirt) and thats my uncle Anthony and my aunt Karen showing them the ropes of tomato farming……

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    SaraJ says:

    Copycat Chili’s salsa is my favorite canned tomato recipe.

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    Claire says:

    One of my favorites with tomatoes: panzanella!

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    Heather says:

    Chili with fresh tomatoes!

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    Corey says:

    A basic tomato tart!

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    Kelly D says:

    I like a Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Salad

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    Natalie J Vandenberghe says:

    I love fresh peach pie!

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    SalBug says:

    A raspberry peach rustic tart – yum!

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    Kat says:

    Peach mango salsa! And caprese salad

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    Amy R says:

    Nothing beats peach cobbler!!

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    Carina Hallock says:

    I like caprese salad and BLT’s, with fresh garden tomatoes.

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    Christine says:

    Peach smoothie!

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    karen says:

    peach and blackberry pie!

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    Janelle Belka says:

    I love homemade tomato soup. So yummy!

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    Heather B says:

    I love old-fashioned peach cobbler.

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    Katie Pauline says:

    Peach Cobbler & fresh salsa! Thanks for the giveaway.

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    Ilene says:

    I love a simple peach salsa!

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    Urban Wife says:

    Peach crisp! Caprese salad!

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    Adrienne Gordon says:

    Love making chili with tomatoes.

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    Lisa Brown says:

    For sure, peach cobbler.
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    Sascha says:

    grilled peaches and cream and pico de gallo

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    Amanda says:

    I love peach cobbler drizzles with a little maple syrup sauce!

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    Janice E says:

    Grilled peaches with a Jezebel-type (horseradish-enhanced) glaze. Really, really good.

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    Jennifer G. says:

    Honestly, just a simple bacon and tomato sandwich on toasted bread. So easy, yet SO yummy!

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    Maria says:

    Grilled peaches with mascarpone…yum!

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    Katie says:

    Cool post, its fun to see the behind the scenes

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    Sherri says:

    Peach cobbler is a family favorite around here. Originally being from Georgia, we love peaches!

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    Francesca Vitale says:

    I make this amazingly delicious peach baked french toast. It’s like a peach danish. To.die.for!!

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    Alyssa says:

    Okay, I know it’s so basic and almost too easy but caprese salad is my absolute favorite!

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    Pru says:

    Oh…caramelized peaches over homemade vanilla ice cream. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Angie McGeown says:

    I love to make peach crisp.

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    Katie says:

    Caprese pasta with mini mozzarella and beautiful fresh tomatoes!!

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    Natalie says:

    How cool to get to see all that and take home fresh tomoatoes! We LOVE peach cobbler and fresh tomatoes sliced up with cucumbers and a little Italian Dressing.

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    Amanda says:

    We love to blend peaches, almond milk and Greek yogurt for a very tasty smoothie ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Lynda M. says:

    Peach baked oatmeal is one of my faves!

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    Linda Taylor says:

    I love to make peach preserves

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    Linda Seablom says:

    My favorite thing to do with fresh peaches is to make a southern peach cobbler and top it with fresh whip cream or vanilla ice cream. The garden fresh tomatoes I use in one of my mothers favorite salad. Cut tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and fresh mozzarella balls tossed with olive oil, garlic, oregano and balsamic vinegar. Yummy!!

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    Marcia says:

    Just one recipe? Hmmmm…roasted tomato soup and peach crisp. We have such a short tomato and peach season here in New York State!

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    Kim H says:

    Peach pie with vanilla icecream

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    Melissa says:

    I love using tomatoes for bruschetta!

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    Karen Lynch says:

    Peaches and cream is so good.

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    Jamie says:

    Peach cobbler for peaches. My famous homemade spaghetti sauce for the tomatoes ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Susan H. says:

    I love the easy peach cobbler recipe. 1 st butter in bottom of pan. 1 cup ea of sugar, flour, milk with a tsp. of vanilla mixed and poured over the butter. Then peaches poured on top..without stirring. Bake at 350 deg. till golden and bubbly. Great warm with vanilla ice cream. Thanks for chance to win.

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    Kim Button says:

    The Del Monte peaches and tomatoes look amazing! We just canned 56 qts of peaches, froze several pints for smoothies, and made, for the first time, Peach Chutney! That is our new favorite recipe using peaches! So yummy, using onions from our garden, garlic, vinegar, jalapeno’s, etc. Every Christmas we make Chutney Cheese Balls for gifts and now we’ll have our own to use – can’t wait!

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    Lindaf716 says:

    Favorite peach recipe is PeachTrifle. One the best recipes and easy too!

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    Kristie McMoran says:

    My favorite thing to make with tomatoes is chili.

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    Leslie Kiley says:

    I make a wonderful peach Galette! It was a bottom layer of almond paste and is quick and east

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    Leslie Kiley says:

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    Lauren says:

    I have a fresh peach pie recipe that I love! Such a different take on peach pie.

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    Candy says:

    Every year we can our own salsa recipe using heirloom tomatoes. They’re so sweet they add a different level of flavor to the salsa. We have friends who request jars each year!

    Two years ago my husband tried peach salsa at a restaurant and came home dying to make some of our own. Without having a recipe we decided to play around with our tomato version and just substituted peaches for half the salsa and cut out the cumin. Thus was born my husbands FAVORITE peach salsa (with tomatoes too). He loves it and eats a jar per week! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Gwyn says:

    I love a caprese salad with super fresh tomatoes!!

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    Cynthia C says:

    I make a great lasagna with tomatoes.

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    Kathryn K says:

    peach crostrada is my favorite to make with peaches

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    Angela Kinder says:

    I’m a southerner so peach cobbler tarts are the way to go!

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    Kim N says:

    I’d make my home made spaghetti sauce and then some chili!

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    Kari M says:

    I have a recipe for bourbon chicken with grilled peaches that’s fantastic!

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    Susan Broughton says:

    My grandmother use to make me a dish with Tomatoes, macaroni and a sweetener when I was a kid. I still love to make this recipe today. [email protected]

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    Susan Broughton says:

    I tweeted about your giveaway @susanelaineb1 [email protected]

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    Betsy R says:

    I love making tomato sauce to put on top of my chicken parm. Yum!

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    Bryn says:

    Grilled peaches. Roasted tomatoes

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    Ani says:

    My favorite tomato recipe is making a wrap with tomatoes, French feta (Valbreso), and mint (or basil – whatever’s growing in the garden).

    Thanks for the opportunity!

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    Denise says:

    I love a fresh tomato tart.

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    Natalie S says:

    I love homemade tomato soup with fresh tomatoes!

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    Rena says:

    caprese salad! this looks fun!

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    Laurel H says:

    That’s a tough question…either peach cobbler or a peach custard pie recipe i got from my sister. Although…someone just said peach ice cream. That’s right up there too!

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    These photos make me smile. It looks like such genuine fun.

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    q says:

    Whole Green Beans – even cold from the can!

    Del Monte has been on my shelves for the 72 years of my life. I’m a canned good fan and not afraid to admit it. I have an embarrassment of riches facing me when I’m ready to cook.

    My favorite recipe would be the three ingredient “Simple Tomato Sauce” if I had to pick a real recipe. Del Monte and I made it just last night!

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    libby says:

    Peach pound cake is my favorite

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    AnnMarie says:

    It’s hard to pick, but I do love peach pie. And peach jam. Peach ice cream. It’s hard to stop……

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    Pam says:

    I just made a peach-raspberry crisp last night — it was pretty darn good! That would be my current favorite…

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    Alyssa says:

    I love to eat fresh peaches with just a little sugar sprinkled on top. So yummy!

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    Ronna F says:

    Home grown tomatoes make the best spaghetti sauce!Yum!
    Looks like a fun time, Jenny! Have you seen the Del Monte green bean commercial recently? That is my high school friend, Barry Louis Polisar singing. He’s been writing childrens’ songs for 40 years and it has finally paid off. This song was also the opening song in the movie “Juno”. Now other songs that he had written are being used for movies. I’ve enjoyed seeing his career take off !!!!

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    lisa says:

    I only use Del Monte peaches for my pies and tomatoes for my sauces. YUM!

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    Jennifer Bontrager says:

    I guess my favorite tomatoe recipe would just be a good old yummy mater sandwich. Homemade bread slathered with Hellman’s mayo (gotta be Hellman’s).Topped with garden fresh tomatoe slices and the perfect amount of salt and pepper. I don’t think anything can beat that.

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    Sandy says:

    I love to make big batches of tomato sauce and freeze it for use in quick week night dinners. Much better than the jar

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    Tami F. says:

    Chicken enchiladas with fresh tomatoes!!

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    Kay B says:

    Fresh Tomato Bruschetta, Yummy!

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    Charlette says:

    For the peaches it would be peach sour cream pound cake! The tomatoes oh well there are so many, but a big pot of gravy and meatballls!!!

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    Auntiepatch says:

    My favorite way to eat peaches is right off the tree! I also love peach pie with peach ice cream! Yum!

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    michelle says:

    pizza sauce!

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    Elaine says:

    I love fresh beefsteak tomatoes with blue cheese, red onion, bacon and light vinaigrette drizzled over the top, with lots of black pepper.

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    Kate D. says:

    I love making peach cobbler with homemade vanilla ice cream

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    Karen says:

    Homegrown tomato on a thick BLT with homemade mayo

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    Tari Lawson says:

    I like making catfish on a bed of tomatoes.

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    Savannah says:

    Peach-Strawberry Jam! Yummy!

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    Patty says:

    Peach crisp undoubtedly!

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    Jennifer says:

    I love making peach crisp!

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    Maria says:

    Lots of garden tomatoes means delicious fresh homemade salsa in our house.

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    Debra C says:

    I love making Peach Cobbler.

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    Katie Roch says:

    My favorite peach recipe to make is Grilled Peaches over Arugula with Goat Cheese.

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    Mary Calabrese says:

    I love to make fresh salsa with roma tomatoes

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    Natalie Ropelato says:

    Caprese for the tomatoes and Peach Smoothies for the peaches.

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    Suzanne K says:

    I love salsa or just a tomato salad!

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    Corisa says:

    loved seeing all of your IG photos too!

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    Natalie Ropelato says:

    Just tweeted about this. Here’s the URL: https://twitter.com/ropesgirl/status/377609985728839680

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    Kelsey says:

    I’m a total sucker for anything peach or tomato, but if I have to choose one, I’m going with the grilled peach and Vidalia onion salad with buttermilk dressing that I make. It reminds me so much of my sister.

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    Jennifer says:

    peach cobbler & a tomato sandwich…is that a recipe?

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    Jennie says:

    I love my tomatoes sliced with a little salt, or straight from the vine.

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    Chriss says:

    I love peach cobbler

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    Jennifer M says:

    I love to make a peach trifle!

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    Cath Taylor says:

    Love a juicy peach cobbler.

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    Brandi Lloyd says:

    I love to make caprese salad and bruschetta.

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    Michelle says:

    Summer Spaghetti: Tomatoes, EVOO, garlic, fresh herbs, fresh lemon juice, parmigiano – no cooking, other than pasta – Toss and enjoy!

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    I love to make a balsamic fig and peach salad

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    Rose-Ann C. says:

    I love fresh peach pie with homemade vanilla ice cream! YUMMY!

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    Kimberly H says:

    Peach cobbler!

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    Carol B says:

    Peach cobbler topped w/homemade peach ice cream & freshly whipped cream!

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    Wanda McHenry says:

    Oh! I make a wonderful peach cobbler when the Georgia Peaches are in season!

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    Allison says:

    I love peach cobbler!

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    What a fun trip! With all of those peaches, I could make a lifetime of peach cobbler. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Alyssa H says:

    Not a big fan of peaches but I love using fresh tomatoes for tomato soup

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    Michelle says:

    looks like a fun trip ! i like brushetta or caprese salad with tomatoes and with peaches i love in a crumble/crisp!

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    Tommy says:

    My mom makes a delicious peach cake that I absolutely love

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    Kim says:

    I love peach cobblers

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    Diana says:

    Peach Ice Cream ๐Ÿ™‚ or Cobbler!

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    danielle says:

    Peach cobbler. Delicious!

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    Heather J says:

    Peach cobbler!! With vanilla ice cream!

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    Laura says:

    Peach cobbler – with just as much crumbly topping as there are peaches : )

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    Heather W says:

    I love making peach cobbler in the summer!

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    Laura R says:

    I love Peach Cobbler!!!

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    Sonya says:

    I’d use both and make peach salsa.

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    Rebecca says:

    I make a great veggie soup using lots of tomatoes!

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    Kate says:

    I made a peach, blueberry, and basil cobbler by How Sweet It is…everyone raved about it!

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    katherine p says:

    I love making salsa for those beautiful tomatoes!

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    RENUKA says:

    I love to make tomato chutney and peach salsa.

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    Katie says:

    I love peach cobbler. Right out of the oven with vanilla ice cream.

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    Kristen says:

    I love to make homemade tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes and fresh basil!

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    Wow! that looks like such a fun day. I love making fresh marinara with my tomatoes, and you can’t beat a nice peach cobbler either!

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    RobinH says:

    I love making peach crisps or peach salsa.

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    Erin says:

    Peach cobbler or homemade tomato sauce

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    Jan R says:

    I LOVE homemade peach pie!

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    Lana C Neff says:

    Peach Cobbler is the yummiest!

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    Lakenya Jacobs says:

    my favorite peach dish is a salsa that my mom makes. She puts green onions, in it a few jalapenos, and roasted corn. It’s soo good ๐Ÿ™‚ And she makes a wonderful tomato bisque.

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    Kris Gamertsfelder says:

    Peach fritters and fresh salsa for the tomatoes

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    young says:

    nothing beats peach cobbler~

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    Whitney Lindeman says:

    I love a simple peach crisp, with old-fashioned rolled oats.

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    Christina Sparks says:

    My Mom’s Fried Green Tomato recipe

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    Kelly says:

    I love making homemade bolognese sauce.

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    tk says:

    I love baking peach custard pies!

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    Emily B. says:

    LOVE peach cobbler!

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    Kim Henrichs says:

    My favorite peach recipe is peach crisp with pecans in the topping!

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    Kimi says:

    My mom’s peach pie. For the tomatoes, Italian tomato salad

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    Claudia says:

    I just like to eat peaches fresh or out of the can. Salsa is my favorite tomato recipe.

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    kesha says:

    I love peach hand pies!

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    Erin S says:

    I love peach cobbler!

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    Caroline says:

    Fresh pico de gallo for tacos!

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    mickeyfan says:

    Grilled peaches with a bit of butter and cinnamon and brown sugar!

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    janna johnson says:

    pico de galio with tomatoes

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    Ellen W says:

    Recently my favorite peach recipe is for a peach cobbler smoothie – includes peaches, oats, cinnamon and almond milk.

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    Tamar says:

    I like tomato soup. I don’t like peaches ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Amy S. says:

    I love to eat fresh peaches over vanilla ice cream. Plain & simple but yummy! I wouldn’t turn down a cobbler though! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Lindsey M says:

    I love peach pies

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    Lindsey M says:

    I tweeted – https://twitter.com/sweepymummy/status/378565145422598144

    sweepymummy at yahoo dot com

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    Susan Smith says:

    I love making homemade spaghetti sauce for spaghetti and meatballs with tomatoes

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    Jeri says:

    Salsa!! Hands down

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    Kirsten says:

    No bake peaches and cream pie.

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    Laura says:

    My mama’s peach pie with vanilla ice cream. Yummmmmmmmy!!!!

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    angela spengler says:

    Peach and cream cheese pie.

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    Kristen says:

    My favorite peach recipe during the summer is to take peach halves and roast or grill them and have them on top of an arugula salad with cottage cheese and marcona almonds. Super refreshing, easy, and tasty!

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    Jessie C. says:

    My favorite peach recipe is peach and brie quesadillas with honey dipping sauce
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

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    Jessie C. says:

    -https://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/379100369387024384

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    Stephanie Larison says:

    Peach cobbler is my absolute fave recipe to make.

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    Tina M says:

    Broiled Tomatoes with Feta Cheese

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    rachel says:

    Fresh peach bread! It’s quick and so good.

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    jen gersch says:

    i like making peach cobbler

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    Christine says:

    love Peach Pie

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    joni says:

    I like to make a peach/apple pie.

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    Kyl Neusch says:

    peach salsa!

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    Sara Palacios says:

    I love peach cobbler and am a huge fan of fresh tomato sauce!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Sarah B. says:

    Either milkshakes or cobbler with the peaches. For tomatoes, I love a good marinara sauce.

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    Madeline says:

    I love to make (and eat) peach butter, so delicious!

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    Anna Pry says:

    peach cobbler; basil tomato sandwiches

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    Mari says:

    freshly picked tomatoes sauteed in garlic, olive oil with pasta! Love the taste of sweet tomatoes!

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    Noel says:

    We made my favorite peach recipe tonight actually. we even used Del Monte peaches! We made a dessert pizza with peaches, an oatmeal/brown sugar crumble topping and cream cheese icing.

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    Kerry says:

    My favorite is peach cobbler:)

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    Emily says:

    I love to put fresh tomatoes in my spaghetti sauce.

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    shainah a. says:

    Peach Pie!

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    Kay Childs says:

    I loce to make either cottage cheese with Del Monte peaches or pears or pickles peaches in a jar.

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    Laura says:

    Peach Cobbler!

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    Amy Tong says:

    I absolutely love your Del Monte Farm and Cannery Tour! Seeing your picture makes me feel like I’m there with you. But of course, it’ll be more fun to really be there in person. ๐Ÿ™‚ My favorite tomato recipe is a smoky tomato soup. pretty easy to make too with Del Monte’s wonderful tomato products.

    amy [at] utry [dot] it

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    Barbara M says:

    We all love green salsa – thank you.

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    Classic for a reason – gotta be pizza sauce!

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    Melinda says:

    peach pound cake. It’s sooo good and everyone loves it.

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    Melinda says:

    tweeted

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    Sean says:

    peach milkshakes are tasty

    seanm1999 at hotmail dot com

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    Kayla says:

    I love fresh tomatoes chopped on top of pasta with olive oil, sea salt and pepper! Also I’ll make a fried egg grilled sandwich with pesto and tomato! So good!

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    Debbie B says:

    i love peach cobbler

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    Jess H says:

    bruschetta with fresh tomatoes — although fresh salsa is a close second as well!

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    Susan says:

    I love a good homemade salsa made from fresh tomatoes!

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    Susan says:

    In the summertime, peaches are so yummy when basted with butter, sprinkled with cinnamon-sugar, and then grilled…

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    ashley c. says:

    I love to make peach cobbler and tomato pie

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    Robin Wilson says:

    Fantastic pics ~ looks like such a fun day! My favorite tomato recipe is salsa made with fresh ingredients that grow right here at home. Tomatoes, onions, cilantro, etc. My favorite way to eat it is with scrambled eggs!

    zuzu.wilson(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    Nicole Larsen says:

    My favorite tomato recipe is my spaghetti and my favorite peach is my mother in law’s peach cobbler!!

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    steph says:

    peach vanilla muffins!

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    Rebecca Graham says:

    One of my favorite peach recipes is peach fried pies.

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    maria cantu says:

    I like peach cobbler.

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    Erica Best says:

    i love making peach jelly

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    clynsg says:

    I always put extra tomatoes into pasta salads and cooked stews.

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    Jennifer Reed says:

    I love grilled peaches so my favorite peach recipe is a Grilled Peach Salad with Toasted Pecans, Blue Cheese and Honey Balsamic Syrup. The recipe is not my original but one I found online awhile back.

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    Daniel M says:

    homemade pasta sauce

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    Deb C says:

    My favorite is Fried Green Tomatoes, served with freshly made Ranch Dressing for a dip.

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    ky2here says:

    Mafia tomatoes for me, please.

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    Betty C says:

    My mom’s peach pie recipe is one of my favorites to make.

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    Holly C. says:

    my favorite receipe is my roasted red pepper and toamato sauce, yum!

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    Lisa Garner says:

    My favorite tomato recipe to make is my homemade chili.
    lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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    tallcapp says:

    I’m a big fan of Caprese salad.

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    Jamie N says:

    I love making peach jam.

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    Crystal F says:

    I love to make my hamburger soup that uses tomatoes. thank you!

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    Tabathia B says:

    Homemade peach cobbler ismy favorite

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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    Paul K says:

    Peach cobbler and I make a peach salsa too.

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    Joy Q says:

    My favorite peach recipe is peach cobbler

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    Francine Anchondo says:

    I like making homemade spaghetti sauce

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    Annette Prejean says:

    Tuscan Vegetable Soup is my favorite recipe to make with canned tomatoes.

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    I love to make peach crisp. It is just like making an apple crisp but you substitute peaches for the apples. SO GOOD!!!

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    Alicia says:

    My favorite peach recipe to make is peach jam.

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    Mya Murphy says:

    I love love love homemade salsa!!

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    susan smoaks says:

    i like to use my dad’s peach cobbler recipe. it’s delicious and very easy to make!

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    Thomas Murphy says:

    I like to make tomato sauce.

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    Sarah L says:

    I love a good peach cobbler.
    Thanks for the contest.

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    I like tomato bisque soup.

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    Whitney says:

    A good tomato soup with a grilled cheese is always good!!

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    Donna Kellogg says:

    Peach pie is great

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    S Carter says:

    I love peach jam.

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    I love peach cobbler. Yum! Thanks!

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