Recipe Sifter

  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.


As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Community Forums / Gardening, Herbs, Spices and More / Abraham Lincoln tomato
    Lost? Site Map

    Abraham Lincoln tomato

    Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:11 pm Groupie
    Bought a plant at the farmers' market. Anyone ever try it?
    Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:16 am
    Forum Host
    I have never tried it so had to do a search and it looks like you've got yourself a winner. A big meaty juicy heirloom. Please let us know how it does for you. Heirlooms always seem to be harder to maintain, but SO worth it in flavor!
    Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:33 am Groupie
    Thanks, Keewee. I'm looking forward to it. "Abe" has replaced a Black Krim that inexplicably withered and died soon after planting, although the other two heirlooms and the Early Girl flourished and already are blooming. For some reason I have had no luck with Krims, despite the fact that they are supposed to do well here.
    Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:26 pm
    Forum Host
    Well at least you can say that you are planting outdoors! My little maters are still in the sunny window and probably won't be ready to go out for a few more weeks.
    Ya know, there is just no guessing right with tomatoes sometimes. And this from a plant that is supposed to be (almost) a weed. This year, I got some Uncle Mark Bagby seeds from Baker Creek and they were listed as a Kentucky-based heirloom, so I assumed they would do well here ~ that surely remains to be seen! I always have the best luck with some seeds that I save from my neighbor's tomatoes. She has been growing them and saving the seeds for decades and they never fail. They seem to be some type of brandywine. So far, those and the Uncles are looking about the same (seedling-wise).
    Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:38 am Groupie
    I've never grown that particular variety, but from what I read about it, it should be an excellent tomato, very disease- and pest-resistant, with a good flavor.
    Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:12 pm Groupie
    Zeldaz wrote:
    Bought a plant at the farmers' market. Anyone ever try it?

    So Zeldaz, how did it go? I have one this year and am curious what to expect.

    Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:15 am
    Forum Host
    I planted three of them this year too, and so far the plants look good with lots of tomatoes in the green stage. The plants were pretty puny when I put them in so am surprised they look as good as they do. We have a drip system and then covered in plastic, so NO weeding ~ yay!
    Yes, Zeldaz ~ we wanna know how yours did last year!
    Sat Jun 23, 2012 1:14 pm Groupie
    Like most tomatoes here, ole Abe crapped out when the summer heat hit. It's in the 100s in June here. The only ones that do well in this climate seem to be cherry and grape type tomatoes. I have a plant called "Phoenix" this year that I have high hopes for, it's bred to produce in desert temperatures. Only problem is that it's a Monsanto breed. Lots of green fruit on it, still flowering, too. All my other regular tomatoes are pooping out like Abe did, but we're hanging in there and hoping for the best. The grape tomatoes are pumping out loads of fruit, very sweet.
    E-mail me when someone replies to this
    Add this to My Favorite Topics
    Alert us of inappropriate posts

    Free Weekly Newsletter

    Get the latest recipes and tips delivered right to your inbox.

    Your e-mail is safe. Privacy Policy

    Ideas from

    Powered by phpBB 2.0.1 © 2002 phpBB Group

    Over 475,000 Recipes Network of Sites