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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...

Accessible Heirlooms: Tips for Attainable Tomatoes

Joshua Stokes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joshua Stokes

Many shoppers are drawn to the bright and shiny tables of heirloom tomatoes but flee from the exorbitant price tags.

Lunch From the Farmers' Market

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

I love the slight bitterness of radicchio. I think it spices up dishes as mundane as slaws, and it is complemented by ingredients with a hint of sweet.

Grilled Spaghetti? Try this Fired Up Marinara Sauce

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"Why aren't Italians famous for barbecue? The spaghetti keeps falling through the grates." Anonymous It is August and the world is awash in tomatoes....

Astoria Characters: The Garden Guys

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

2010-08-11-Screenshot20100811at11.02.34AM.jpg At the end of Hazen Street, where the cars on Astoria Boulevard whoosh by like rockets, a garden center grows.

Food52's Best Heirloom Tomato Recipe Showdown: Vote For The Best Dish

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the past year, readers have been voting in weekly showdowns of reader-submitted recipes on a given theme. The winning recipes of each w...

The Nine Lives of Roasted Garden Fresh Tomatoes

Mary Ann Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mary Ann Esposito

I have waited patiently for this season's crop, and they have come in early and with great abandon. I am looking ahead though, planning on preserving as many as I can.

Home-Cooked Salsa

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

The size and flavor of your tomatoes and your hot peppers matter a lot

Urban Agriculture Booms in Seattle

Valerie Easton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Valerie Easton

Driven by a passion seen all over town, from burgeoning P-Patches to residents cultivating forsaken bits of soil, Seattle's officials have declared 20...

Recession Recipe: Enchiladas Verdes (VIDEO)

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Tomatillo is a small, green fellow. He is essential to Mexican cuisine and he's the star ingredient in today's dish: Enchiladas Verdes.

Ketchup, the Best Condiment (RECIPE)

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

Though my homemade ketchup doesn't have the delightful undertones of Artificial Secret Ingredient #1 and Mystery Chemical #2, its saucy, tangy, and sweet-and-sour-ness will satisfy all your Heinzian needs.

Spaghetti for Breakfast

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

I grew up in a household where leftovers were cherished, but mainly for breakfast.

Recession Recipe: Fettuccine with Meat Sauce

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The longer this meat sauce sits in the fridge, the more the flavors meld and the more delicious it gets.

Chicago Feels The Squeeze As Florida Tomato Crop Wiped Out By Cold Winter

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

People in the tomato industry -- growers and wholesalers -- are calling the tomato shortage a "crisis." Blame freezing temperatures in mid-January th...

Trend-Spotting at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show

Valerie Easton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Valerie Easton

Got chickens? Fowl in the garden is only one of a torrent of trends on display at the country's third largest garden show. Starting tomorrow and runni...

Genetically-Modified Tomato Stays Fresh For SIX WEEKS

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Tomatoes genetically modified to stay fresh for 30 days longer have been developed by scientists. The breakthrough could apply to other fruit - inclu...