Our Best Tomato Recipes For Summer

A dozen ways to use summer's bounty

Most of the year, we lament the absence of ripe tomatoes and cringe at the tasteless, muted, mealy imposters on the shelves.

But once summer hits, the glorious tomato takes its rightful place as summer's farmers' market star —and accounts for most of our market haul.

If you aren't going to bite right into one (we won't judge), make the tomato center stage in whatever you cook. Here, a few of our favorite recipes.