How Do You Enjoy Fresh-From-the-Garden Tomatoes?

It's tomato time and we're loving how the addition of fresh-from-the-garden tomatoes to our favorite dishes can bring the taste of a whole meal up a notch. But our favorite way of eating the season's tomatoes involves very little else:

We just eat them in-hand, like you would an apple or a plum. They are just that good. Another time-honored tradition in my family: sliced and topped with cottage cheese and a dash of black pepper. Either way, my favorite way to enjoy garden-fresh tomotoes is definitely by putting the tomato itself front and center. What about you?

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