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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

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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
EconomyBites

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
EconomyBites

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
Meathead

"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, Food52.com 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