More ways to love farmer's market foods
Quick ideas and easy recipes for 14 favorite local crops
Summer harvest recipesTomato recipe ideas
Fresh raw tomatoes add bright, juicy sweetness to cold dishes. Cooked tomatoes have a deeper, richer flavor that enlivens everything from sandwiches to sauces and soups.
Quick idea No. 1: Mix chopped tomatoes and basil with olive oil, salt and pepper, and a squeeze of lemon. Spoon onto toasted baguette slices.
Quick idea No. 2: Cut green grape or cherry tomatoes in half and top with a half-teaspoon of fresh goat cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe: Tiered Tomato Soup