How to choose: Select tomatoes that are deeply colored and firm, with a little give, and that have a sweet, woody smell. Check grape tomatoes for wrinkles, a sign of age.
How to store: Keep tomatoes at room temperature on a plate up to 3 days.
Best uses: Tomatoes can be served grilled, roasted, sautéed, or raw.
Try these recipes:
- Pasta With Marinated Tomatoes and Mozzarella
- Garlicky Broiled Salmon and Tomatoes
- Lamb Chops With Tomatoes and Olives