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By PureWow
Jul 19, 2015 @ 10:15 am
Half Baked Harvest

Heirloom tomatoes: always a hit served with little salt, pepper, balsamic and burrata. But why not get a little more creative with summer’s tastiest (and most photogenic) treat.

Avocado Heirloom Toast with Balsamic Drizzle (pictured above)

The classic combo gets an upgrade with avocado.

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Heirloom Tomato Frico Cups

Foodie Crush

These Parmesan “cups” are not only easy to make; they’re also adorable.

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Armenian Cucumber with Heirlooms, Spring Onions and Dill


All the flavors of summer, please.

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Grilled Pizza with Tomato Checca and Scallions

Camille Styles

What’s checca? Glad you asked. It’s uncooked tomato sauce--in this case, made with heirlooms.

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