Tomatoes-on-the-Vine are my personal favorite, but really any fat, ripe tomato will do. I have recently been on a fairly tight budget, so I began buying those 4 packs of tomatoes from the grocery store. They are not perfect, but they are not bad when you are paying only $2.50 for the lot of them. If you can head over to BJ's or Costco, however, grab a six pack of the Tomato-on-the-Vine. It will be well worth it to your tastebuds.
Our first order of business is removing the stem. Take your knife and cut a small circle around the stem, much as you would a pumpkin before carving. This will allow you to pop it out neatly with one gentle twist. You are now prepared for removal of what I refer to as "the guts" (once again, like a pumpkin(I suggest carefully pulling the tomato from the vine and cutting a small circle around the stem (much as you would with a pumpkin before carving). This allows you to pop it out with a gentle twist and prepares you for removal of what I refer to as "the guts." (once again, like a pumpkin).