by Max Brantley
When eating organic heirloom tomates from Farmer Al's Truck Patch, there's only one appropriate way to do it -- au naturel.
The red brandywines are still the best tomato ever.
We're putting on a feed -- peppered ham, squash casserole (mostly yellow squash and onion with cheese, butter and flour), cole slaw, yeast rolls and a peach and blackberry cobbler. Aesthetically, the cobblers aren't much, but that wasn't the point. The point was using two quarts of Arkansa peaches and two quarts of Arkansas blackberries.