Get ready - it's tomato season!
No, heirloom tomatoes are not a prized possession that are handed down from generation to generation in a family. That might get a bit messy. The name given to these types of tomatoes, however, was derived from that concept of handing something down through several generations, in this case, the seeds.
Through the years heirloom tomatoes have been divided into 4 categories:
When it comes to picking, using, and storing heirloom tomatoes, they are treated the same as other tomatoes. Here are a few tips to help you pick the best ones and store them properly for longer life.
What are you going to do with your heirlooms? Here are a five recipes ideas to get you started!