Tomatoes! Of course we can get them year-round, but they are literally ripe for the picking in the summer. Right now they are sweet and juicy and perfect for countless recipes.
While there is nothing wrong with eating produce that isn’t technically in season, eating a fruit or vegetable at its peak means it is far more affordable, and also just tastes better. It also means that it’s less likely to be shipped to you from someplace warm (which means it’s better for the environment). So take advantage of the beautiful tomatoes at your grocery store (or on your own vines!) right now if you can.
Since summer is prime time for entertaining, you might want to try some different ways to prepare those ripe tomatoes. Here is a fun and quick idea that you can easily cook ahead of time and freeze. Thawing it for a quick dinner is a great way to have an easy weeknight option. It’s an oldie but a goodie, and it’s my version of the classic.
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