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Epicurean Kentuckian: Big, perfect heirloom tomatoes

2014-07-30 - Plunk Rock House - Photo by Ed Waggener.
It was celebration time at our house last night after Mrs. Marcum, left, warned of a man and woman in our drive, a rare thing out here on the edge of Downtown Columbia. But she and I were elated that we were on their missionary route, and were to share some of the most beautiful and biggest heirloom tomatoes we seen in a long time. It was Patsy & Bruce Wilson; we were sandwiched in between tomato care package recipients Ralph Roy Waggener and Rollen Coomer - not bad company at all. The top left tomato was our supper. It was the best I've ever tasted, and would have taken a blue ribbon at the fair. That's what my Dad, the late E.P. Waggener, would have said after enjoying such a gift. - EW

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