There are few things I enjoy more in summer than wolfing down a bowl full of sliced tomatoes. Those of you who’ve had fresh tomatoes likely understand exactly what I mean. Those who know only grocery store tomatoes… well, might as well skip the rest and go read War and Peace. In Mandarin.

Amana Orange, Chocolate Stripes, and Black Krim

What interests me about heirlooms is the great variety in form and flavor. While I have only a limited amount of garden space (perhaps a good thing, after all everyone needs a restraint), I will share my thoughts on varieties, flavors, techniques, and random other topics.