7 flavorful heirloom tomatoesAug 28, 2014
Let’s face it: After sinking your teeth into a juicy heirloom tomato picked at the peak of harvest season, it’s hard to go back to the dry, dull-tasting conventional types sold year-round at supermarkets.
But with over 3,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes currently being grown worldwide, where do you even begin in choosing among them—and which ones will serve you best in recipes?
While I was at Muir Glen Organic’s harvest event in Sacramento earlier this month, Lynne Rossetto Kasper of The Splendid Table guided us through a tasting of 7 popular heirlooms, and explained how to make the unique flavor of each variety shine in the kitchen.
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