Easy to grow and delicious to eat, tomatoes can be enjoyed raw and are commonly cooked in recipes. Ranging from the size of a grape to that of a softball, tomatoes provide a sweet, tangy flavor, perfect for salads, appetizers, beverages, pasta, and more. Tomatoes is a cookbook by Julia Rutland that features 50 easy recipes geared for busy cooks who enjoy great flavor. The author is a professional writer, recipe developer, recipe tester, food stylist, and television/media demonstrator, so you can be certain that every recipe is a crowd-pleaser! The book’s full-color photography adds to the enjoyment of cooking. Plus, an entire chapter is devoted to growing tomatoes in your own plot or container garden―with expert tips from a master gardener. Julia further provides plenty of useful information on buying tomatoes and a rundown of the different types available.