tomato plant, so I have to make due with the ones at the farmer's market. It's not the end of the world. They're almost as good. Close enough. This weekend, I picked up an assortment of heirloom tomatoes in a rainbow of colors.
This time around, I made tomato tartlets. You should try them: They're like mini-pizzas, and I can see making them for a party appetizer or for a picnic. You basically roll out some puff pastry and cut them into rounds (use a cup or glass!) and then place them on a baking sheet. Sprinkle the dough with sharp cheddar, top with a slice of tomato, brush with olive oil and season with pepper. Then put them in the oven for 25-30 minutes. When the tartlets are done, garnish with basil. They can be served warm or at room temperature. Just be careful though, you'll be tempted to eat them all in one sitting. Though I think Grandma would approve.