It’s a fruit we treat like a vegetable, a nontoxic member of the nightshade family, born in South America but internationally famous. It’s the tomato, of course. And though it can be pricey in winter, in summer it’s indecently cheap at farm stands and markets. You can buy a whole basket for just a few bucks. Which is great, because this is when they’re ripe and lush. They’re one of the superfoods, rich in vitamins A and C and the antioxidant lycopene, so they’re good for you as well. For ideas on how to use them, beyond salad, read the full story on our sister site, Living on the Cheap.