Ripe, juicy tomatoes are a staple in the kitchen for good reason. Whether fresh or canned, in paste form or crushed, they are an essential ingredient in so many favorite recipes: chili, pasta sauce, lasagna, BLTs, and more. Browse Chowhound to find a recipe that showcases the tomatoes you have on hand, like miniature sweet cherry or grape tomatoes, or knobby heirloom varieties. Learn to make your own tomato sauce and find a recipe for homemade ketchup. Let the tomato-eating begin!