Whole Roast Snapper with Heirloom Tomatoes and Olives
"This is my go-to whole roast fish," Besh says. "It's perfect for summer, when heirloom tomatoes are readily available." Besh likes to use Gulf red snapper but says that the recipe works with just about any kind of fish.
"Succotash was one of those things I truly hated as a child. I grew up with the frozen kind--it was the lima beans I especially objected to," says Keller. That changed as he got older and started eating succotash made with fresh vegetables. Now he thinks limas are extraordinary. "One of the best things to happen to lima beans was when they started showing up fresh at farm stands instead of frozen in bags," he says. For a lovely presentation, he spoons his buttery succotash into hollowed-out heirloom tomatoes.
This warm, garlicky anchovy dressing here is fantastic with an assortment of juicy, peak-season tomatoes. To finish the dish, Amelia O'Reilly and Nico Monday top it with tangy pickled shallots and an oozy, soft-boiled egg.
"It's all about the way one cuts the tomato: a badly cut one is not as appetizing," says Owen Kenworthy, who favors slices and wedges made with a very sharp knife. He adds a hit of chile, capers and anchovies to his salad, which is great as an appetizer or a side dish.