Thrifty Thursday: Celebrate Heirloom Tomatoes

July 21, 2011

Heirloom tomatoes come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes, are they're packed with flavor. They can also put quite a dent in your pocketbook, but the good news is that when they are in season, the price drops significantly. At the local markets they can be found organically for the same price as regular tomatoes.

Here are five ways to enjoy these beauties.

Salad
Cool down with this refreshing blast of summer herbs and veggies.

Salsa
Increase the flavor of your next salsa.

Water
This is a twist on Bloody Mary mix.

Frittata
Perfect for a seasonal brunch or quickie dinner.

Gazpacho
There's nothing like a cooling soup on a hot day!

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