Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes

It's finally that time of year when tomatoes are ripe, sweet, and full of flavor. Chowhounds are reveling in the abundance by using them in almost every meal, making everything from simple salads and sandwiches to fresh pasta sauces, hot and chilled soups, and showstopping tomato tarts.

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