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From Garden to Table: Recipes from Your Backyard


Tomatoes

If you’re hoping to have fresh, red, juicy tomatoes straight from your garden, you’ll need to plant them in a spot that gets plenty of sun and where the soil drains well – and in a region where temperatures don’t go much higher than about 85 degrees. Some types of tomatoes will need to be harvested all at once, so those varieties are often better for canning and preserving, while others will continue to grow throughout the summer.

Try them in: Tomato Soup; Fried Green Tomatoes; Pesto-Pasta Stuffed Tomatoes; Tomato Risotto.