Quick Tip: Tomatoes

STORING TOMATOES Store fresh-picked tomatoes on the countertop or windowsill. Do NOT store tomatoes in the refrigerator, as the cold damages the cell membranes, resulting in a mealy texture and loss of flavor. Store them stem side down. The theory is that the scar left from the stem on the tomato allows moisture to seep … More Quick Tip: Tomatoes


This quintessential chilled summer soup on a hot summer day is nothing but refreshing. Bursting with the flavor of fresh tomatoes and cool cucumbers, this silky soup is great on its own or as a prelude to any summer meal. … More Gazpacho