Tastes Like Summer

Tomato season is just starting. Chuck Reece, the editor of The Bitter Southerner, shares his thoughts on the prescription for the perfect tomato sandwich.

Instructions for making a tomato sandwich the right way should always begin with this couplet from the late, great songwriter Guy Clark:


Up in the mornin’, out in the garden

Get you a ripe ’un, don’t get a hard ’un