12 Juicy Tomato Recipes for August Evenings

Summer Recipe Roundup

Got tomatoes? Lucky you! The Northeast's historic episode of tomato blight has left tomato-lovers in a sad state — no tomatoes from their own vines, and tomatoes extra-expensive at the market. But if you have a precious handful of ripe tomatoes to eat for dinner tonight, here are a dozen recipes that will show off their bright flavor.

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By the way, have you checked out Summer Fest? It's a cross-blog event run by Margaret Roach at our very favorite garden blog, A Way To Garden. She has some great food blogger collaborators too, like Matt of Matt Bites and Shauna of Gluten-Free Girl.

This week is all about tomatoes, so if you want to discover a whole bunch more tomato recipes, check out the rest of Summer Fest.

12 Juicy Tomato Recipes

1 The Perfect Tomato Salad
2 Tomato Salad with Red Onion, Dill, and Feta
3 Tomato and Boquerones Salad with Garlicky Breadcrumbs
4 Grilled Zucchini and Grape Tomato Salad
5 Tomato and Mozzarella Skewers with Basil Oi
6 Jamie Oliver's Tomato Consommé
7 Roasted Garlic, Olive and Tomato Pasta Salad
8 Panzanella
9 Easy Gazpacho
10 Smoky Scallops with Fennel and Tomato
11 Caprese Salad
12 Cherry Tomato Skewers (Grilled Indoors

How are you eating tomatoes right now?

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