08/06/2013 03:28 pm ET Updated Oct 05, 2013

10 Fresh Tomato Recipes to Master

Summer is a time for many things --- vacations, trips to the beach, backyard barbecues, endless amounts of ice cream. Most importantly, it is tomato time! Nothing tastes like summer quite like a freshly picked, grown-in-your-own-garden, juicy tomato. Roasted, salted, sliced, diced, raw -- you can't go wrong with a fresh tomato. Here are 10 recipes that put everyone's favorite summer fruit at center stage.

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