Readers, we're offended on your behalf. Across the internet, you're being told that tomato pie is simply a simple form of pizza, a doughy crust topped with tomato sauce and your typical pizza ingredients. We're sad to tell you, that's just not the case.

This, friends, is tomato pie:


My Personal Take On The ClassicAnd this:


Old-fashioned Tomato Pie from Southern LivingTomato Pies are heirloom tomatoes, flaky crust (vodka optional!), melty cheese, and fresh herbs. They're simple, meant to make the most of your summer crop, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious come dinner time. Like quiche? You'll love this easy dinner option!

Plan to pick up 4-6 ripe beauties at the farmers' market this weekend and you can have this dish on the table by lunch; we won't tell if you use store-bought pie crust.

What recipes do you want to learn about? Come back each Thursday as we revisit the classics in our recipe collection!

By Ashley Kappel and Ashley Kappel