With tomato season in full swing, there’s a lot to love about the rainbow of variety you can find only at farmers markets. Solid, striped, or speckled and in red, yellow, green, purple, and every shade in between, tomatoes present an overwhelming amount of choices, while the names of the varieties are as intriguing as they are colorful: Black Prince, Early Girl, Mortgage Lifter, Green Zebra, Ivory Pear, and Pineapple.
So amid all the variety, which tomatoes do you pick and what do you do with them? We put together some tips to help you navigate this juicy dilemma and make the most of tomato season.