creole tomato

The name Creole tomato can turn heads in the market place this time of year.
Ian McNulty

This time of year, if you haven’t seen a Creole tomato it’s probably right behind you.

Summer is revving up, so these ultra-seasonal beauties are everywhere, big red orbs tumbling from bins at farmers markets and fruit stands and grocery stores.

Ian McNulty / WWNO

At roadside stands, with menu shout-outs and at its own festival, the Creole tomato is the center of attention as its brief season hits its stride.