Heirloom tomatoes can be a difficult fruit to nail down, because there are so many kinds of tomatoes that go by that name, and even when defining what an heirloom tomato is, there isn’t consensus on what the word heirloom means. So let’s break this down to what we are really here for: what are they, and what’s the best way to eat heirloom tomatoes? (more…)
Fresh and full of flavor, summer tomatoes are delicious and plentiful throughout the season. At the end of August especially, there are tons of tomatoes to enjoy in the Pacific Northwest! It’s the peak time when tomato plants are ripe, gardens are overflowing, and the produce section is packed with the fruit. Some people —Especially those with vegetable gardens— find themselves with an abundant amount to eat. Good thing there are plenty of ways to cook and savor late summer tomatoes!