Eventually the heat will break. The leaves will fall, and the election will come and go. Winter will take over, and there will no longer be any tomatoes worth eating – unless you start planning now, that is.
With tomatoes at their peak, now’s the time to begin preserving them for the less-abundant seasons to come. From slow-roasting to jams to some more unexpected options, here are 6 recipes that are worth heating up the house for. We promise that the temporary suffering of summertime cooking will be well worth it when you crack open the mason jar or freezer bag in December.