Beefsteak tomatoes have long been considered the best for sandwiches due to their size, slicing quality and juiciness. However, the Cherokee Purple tomato, which is normally considered a salad tomato, is also one of the sweetest tomato varieties large enough to slice for sandwiches.
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Susan Steele has been writing for more than 20 years. Her work has been featured in online publications, such as eHow.com and StarReviews. While attending Ashland Community and Technical College, Steele says her favorite courses were English and literature. Steele has enjoyed working for Demand Studios since June 2009.