Why do I always feel like Mark Bittman and I can read each other’s minds? Well, OK, Mark probably doesn’t know I exist (yet), but still, it’s uncanny how often he writes about the exact ingredient on my mind. Considering we’re in the midst of summer, I guess writing about tomatoes isn’t all that original. But I’ll stick with my belief that Bittman and I have some major ESP. To follow up my post last week on new tastes for tomatoes, here’s the New York Times‘ writer’s ideas on ways to dress up your heirlooms.