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19 Delicious Uses For In-Season Tomatoes

KitchenDaily | KitchenDaily Editors | Posted 09.12.2011 | Home

Oh, tomatoes, those fleeting summer gems. We fall in love every season. Then, just when we start to get used to enjoying them, they disappear, leaving...

How To Stake a Tomato in 5 Easy Steps

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I have admired and coveted the staking skills of my friend Pat Corpora for decades. He is Sicilian, so I think his blood is made of tomato sauce. I ...

A Superfruit?

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 09.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Whether you buy them at the farmstand, the supermarket or grow your own, there are a few things you should know about tomatoes.

4th of July Recipes For The 13 Original Colonies

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 08.29.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

[Photo DC CentralKitchen] As we celebrate the 235th anniversary of the Declaration of independence, we honor those who came before us with recipes ...

23 No-Cook Recipes

Food52 | Posted 08.16.2011 | Home

It's getting hot out there! We scoured the food52 archives for our favorite recipes that won't ask you to fire up an oven, stove, grill, or even a toa...

7 Summer Sandwiches

Food52 | Posted 08.10.2011 | Home

7 summer sandwiches, perfect for picnics or sprucing up a brown bag lunch. Hit up for more on all things food, from baking recipes to salv...

Why The Modern Tomato Is Flawed

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 07.27.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

In his new book, Barry Estabrook tells us why the modern factory-farmed tomato in most grocery stores is a poster child for nearly everything that is wrong with industrial agriculture.

Reader Challenge: Grow One Food-Producing Plant This Year

Rebecca Shoval | Posted 07.23.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shoval

One of the best things about living on a farm is the freshness of the food. Nothing quite compares to the satisfaction of picking a head of lettuce, washing the leaves and eating a salad in under 10 minutes.

A Case For The Unfashionable Full English Breakfast

Elizabeth Gunnison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Gunnison


The Ten Easiest Vegetables To Plant in Your Garden

Mary Ann Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mary Ann Esposito

The calendar may say that spring is still a couple of weeks away, but for me the gardening season began to heat up in earnest in January when seed catalogs began arriving daily in my mailbox.

A Visit to My Kitchen: Amy Goldman

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Author and gardener Amy Goldman is in my kitchen today, talking about her connection to the garden from farm to table. Amy Goldman is a passionate ga...

Who Picks Your Tomatoes?

Lael Hazan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lael Hazan

How do I teach my children not to take a tomato for granted? How do I teach them that they can have an impact without scaring them so much that they feel impotent?

Canning My Fear of Canning Tomatoes

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

I feel inducted into a world where slowing down is necessary, and the reward is both a can of local tomatoes and a day spent in the kitchen with my mom.

You Say Tomato, I Say Raw Deal!

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frances Moore Lappe

2010-10-12-tomatoes.jpgTo get the minimum wage, a tomato worker has to pick more than 2.25 tons of tomatoes during a day that begins before dawn and lasts 10-12 hours.

Recession Recipe: Pasta alla Norma

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In today's show, we make Pasta alla Norma, the recipe for which we found in The Geometry of Pasta, a book from our friends at Quirk Publishing, anothe...

You Say Tomato, I Say Awesome

Kimberly Freeman Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kimberly Freeman Brown

For the past decade, Eurofresh's tomatoes have been named "America's Best Tasting Tomato" by the American Culinary Institute. But what's even more impressive is that Eurofresh managers respect workers' rights, health and their union

Coping with Tomato Overload

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

One becomes terrified that all these jewels will go to waste. Well take heart, gentle reaper; there is plenty that can be done with all that red, green and gold bounty.

New and Improved Tomato Sauce Recipe (from Scratch)

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

Last year I wrote about making my tomato sauce from scratch--as any good gardener married to an Italian needs to do. But the truth is I have improved ...

It's Perennial Love!

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

Today tomato week continues with a very special treat...a short film that celebrates our passion for tomatoes by featuring passion and tomatoes. Peren...

Recipe: Summer Gazpacho That Kids Will Love

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

How do I know kids will love this cold soup? The other day I made it as an experiment and served it for lunch.

Recession Recipe: Tomato Soup

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The rain is gone, but luckily tomato soup is good in all season, and THIS tomato soup is REALLY, SUPER GOOD in all seasons.

Tomato Week: Easy Tomato Recipes & Tomato Plant Harvesting Tips

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

It's tomato time. Tomato plants in gardens around the country are lightening their loads, as their tasty treats ripen and eager gardeners pluck the f...

VIDEO: Sweet-and-Sour Tomato-Pepper Salad Recipe

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

This clean, quick, and easy recipe tastes just like my childhood summers to me. My mother used to make it, and I always loved it--even after I learned...

PHOTOS: Tomato-Throwing Mayhem At Spain's La Tomatina Festival

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Approximately 40,000 revelers descended on Buñol, Spain, Wednesday, for their annual tomato-pelting festival, known as La Tomatina. La Tomatina is e...

100 Ways to Use a Tomato

Endless Simmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OMFG, the tomatoes are finally here. Sure, they've been here all year round, but there's nothing more disappointing than sinking your teeth into a mea...