'The Heirloom Tomato' on Serious Eats

Cook the Book: Galette of White Peaches and Tomatoes

You might not expect a book focusing entirely on tomato recipes to include desserts but Amy Goldman's The Heirloom Tomato has a few tomato-based meal-enders including this Galette of White Peaches and Tomatoes. The recipe layers peaches and pale yellow tomatoes in a free-form pastry crust with the lightest sprinkling of sugar. When the galette emerges from the oven, the flavors of the peaches and tomatoes have melded, making for bites of peaches with a hint of tomato acidity and tomatoes infused with the essence of peach. More

Cook the Book: Steak, Tomato, and Onion Sandwiches

Whether or not sandwiches require recipes is something I struggle with. Anyone can throw together a grilled cheese or PB&J, and even more complicated endeavors such as a club sandwich are pretty self explanatory—bread plus condiment and filling equals sandwich. But every once in a while a sandwich recipe changes my mind, and this Steak, Tomato, and Onion Sandwich from Amy Goldman's The Heirloom Tomato made me think twice about my "no sandwich recipes" rule. More

Fattoush, Lebanese Salad with Roasted Pita Chips

At first glance the name of this fresh Lebanese salad might seem exotic and even a little bit intimidating, but a quick glance over the ingredients will reveal that fattoush is really just a Middle Eastern version of the classic Italian bread salad, panzanella. Adapted from Amy Goldman's The Heirloom Tomato this salad subs in garlic roasted pita chips for stale bread and adds crunchy cucumbers, mint, and parsley to the tomatoes and red onions. More

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