Does your end-of-summer scramble include bushels of tomatoes? And vats of sauce steaming in a sweltering kitchen?  Consider this Seat-of-the-Pants Tomato Confit instead of a tomato purée. Juicy ripe tomatoes bake slowly in a low oven until intensely flavorful, lightly caramelized yet tender to the bite.  Stored in the freezer, they last for several months You’ll appreciate the flavors of August come leaf season on cooked vegetables and fresh mozzarella, crostini, antipasti plates, cooked beans,