Weekend Cook and Tell Round Up: You Say Tomato

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Tomato, Shrimp, and Arugula Salad. [Photograph: ElizabethS]

Last week on the Weekend Cook and Tell we asked all of you to share you favorite tomato creations for a challenge we called You Say Tomato... Turns out many readers have a serious case of tomato fever, making this challenge one of our most popular yet. Let's take a look at some of our most tomato-tastic responses.

ElizabethS's Tomato, Arugula, and Prawn Salad is a recreation of a salad that she first ate in Oxford, England. Of course, across the pond it was made with rocket, prawns, and incredible English tomatoes.

SewTrashy has been incorporating tomatoes into breakfast, lunch, and dinner on a daily basis. And with lunches like Local Greens, Goat Feta, and Heirloom Tomatoes and dinners made up of Roasted Tomatoes and Cipollini Onions over Polenta, Sew is wondering why it can't be summer all of the time.

Instead of dressing her tomatoes sarar has been making a Tomato Vinaigrette to dress summer stone fruits.

Denita TwoDragons shared a recipe for a simple Israeli Salad made of chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, and red onions dressed with a combination of apple cider vinegar, honey, and cumin.

lemonfair says that this Tomato and Orange Marmalade adapted from Farm Journal's Canning and Freezing Cookbook has qualities of orange marmalade but also a very tomatoey punch.

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Tomato Tarte Tatin. [Photograph: Willasaunt]

Willasaunt took a cue from tarte tatin and mixed it up by replacing apples with gorgeous summer tomatoes, resulting in this No Regrets Tomato Tarte Tatin.

Canning dozen of quarts of tomatoes is Rocquie's way of preserving flavors of the summer, but this Caprese-Inspired Pizza provides more immediate tomato gratification.

According to newRDcook, if it grows together it goes together, especially when it comes to peaches and tomatoes in salad form.

Reporting from Tomatoland, West Virginia, kitchengeeking has been averaging five tomatoes per meal. Some tomatocentric items on the menu include BLTs, CLTs with cheddar subbing in for the bacon, Tomato Bread Pudding, and Heirloom Tomato Soup with grilled cheese, of course.

Amandarama's haul of tomatoes made its way into an antipasto platter including Tomatoes and Burrata with Pesto.

Thanks to everyone who shared all of their tomatoey goodness for this week's Weekend Cook and Tell challenge. Be sure to head over to Talk and read about next week's challenge: Kernels of Deliciousness.

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