I used to think I didn't like tomatoes. But then a few years ago I tasted a tomato grown in an actual garden, picked off of the vine at the perfect moment of ripeness, and I discovered what all the fuss was about. It turns out what I don't like is bad tomatoes.
Garden-grown tomatoes are magical. Juicy, sweet, and almost zingy, they are one of my favorite summer indulgences. Slice them up and serve them with every meal...salt, pepper, a drizzle of olive oil if you're in the mood. A platter of beautiful ripe tomatoes is summer incarnate.Read More