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The tomato is referred to as a "love apple" because its early scientific classification placed it in the category of a mandrake, which is considered an aphrodisiac with narcotic powers. This classification was a mistake,...

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The tomato is also known as the love apple. When tomatoes, which are native to the New World, were brought to Europe in the 16th century, they were at first considered to be poisonous. As time passed, the fruit's alleged...

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The tradition of bobbing for apples began as a British courting game, and there were several different versions. In most versions the number of tries it took the participant to bite into the apple predicted how the coupl...

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Tomato Pie by Southern Living is one Southern tomato pie recipe that uses fresh tomatoes and basil with a sour cream crust. The recipe makes six servings, and the total prep and cook time is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

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The scientific name for the tomato is Solanum lycopersicum. It is a nightshade and belongs to the same family as potatoes. While the tomato is technically a botanical fruit, it is considered a vegetable by U.S. customs a...

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