Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
dried tomatoes—with a dehydrator, an oven, or a week of sunny weather
These are the most delicious thangs -- sweet, chewy, and intensely tomato-ey. The slow roasting concentrates a whole tomato's worth of flavor into the delightfully shriveled treat that remains at the end of 10-12 hours in the oven.
Still finding yourself with a plethora of tomatoes? Dehydrate them, then pack them in oil!