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This July 27, 2015 photo shows summers end tomatos in Concord, NH. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Tomatoes are so meaty and satisfying that I’m sure everyone — even die-hard carnivores — will be happy to see a slice or two of this pie set down for lunch, maybe with a simple green salad on the side. And picnickers take note: This tart happens to be as scrumptious served at room temperature as it is hot right out of the oven.


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This July 27, 2015, photo, shows fresh tomato sauce with pasta in Concord, N.H. The beauty of this recipe is you can cook the tomatoes for as little or as long as you want, and you’ll still have a lovely, clean sauce. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Tomato lovers wait for this moment all year, that moment when the plants in the garden are struggling under the weight of those gorgeous red (or yellow or orange or even green) orbs, and the tables at the farmers markets threaten to buckle under the load. We slice and eat them as fast as we can, but we still can’t keep up. Nor can we ever get enough.


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This July 27, 2015 photo shows summers end tomatos in Concord, NH. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Tomatoes are so meaty and satisfying that I’m sure everyone — even die-hard carnivores — will be happy to see a slice or two of this pie set down for lunch, maybe with a simple green salad on the side. And picnickers take note: This tart happens to be as scrumptious served at room temperature as it is hot right out of the oven.


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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2011, file photo, medical marijuana clone plants are shown at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. College students are most likely to try marijuana, inhalants and alcohol for the first time during the summer, not the school year, according to the report released Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which examined data from the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

“For most of the substances, what you’re seeing is a summer peak. Young people may have more time on their hands and less supervision,” Saloner said. “For stimulants, first use seems to peak around finals. There’s a lot of anxiety and stress around final exams and a push for students to do as well as they can.”


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