Tomato season is in full bloom, and we’re getting our hands on as many of the red, green, yellow, or purple fruits while we can. We’ve compiled some of our favorite ways to prepare these bulbous beauties. A Perfect Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Sandwich Can the classic BLT really be improved? Jennifer McLagan, who smears her sandwich with a mouthwatering bacon fat mayonnaise, just might convince us. Beefsteak Tomato and Onion Salad A simple salad for those who think a tomato is best unadorned. Bucatini with Green Tomato Amatriciana Unripe, green tomatoes, which replace their ruddy predecessors toward the end of the harvest, make a delectable pasta sauce. Chilled Tomato Soup with Basil Guacamole The classic pairing of tomato and basil, reimagined by Daniel Boulud. Savory Muffins with Goat Cheese and Tomato Jam Stock up on the garlicky, rosemary-laced tomato jam in this recipe: it’s great for dressing up biscuits, crostini, and these buttery muffins. Farmers’ Market Salad with Crab-Stuffed Fried Green Tomato “Croutons” and Lemon–Vanilla Vinaigrette For a summery addition to his favorite seasonal salad, Jim Foss stuffs green tomatoes with tender blue crab and goat cheese, then fries them to golden–brown crispiness. Seafood-Stuffed Hush Puppies with Creole Tomato Sauce A spicy, herb-flecked tomato sauce partners perfectly with Tom Codron’s quintessentially Southern hush puppies. Farmer’s Mac & Cheese Fat slices of tomato baked on top of everyone’s favorite, cheesy comfort food.