A READER WROTE IN THE OTHER DAY saying a storm had toppled her tomatoes, breaking off a fruit-laden branch or two. What to do with all those green tomatoes, she wondered? Well, there’s more than one way to ripen a tomato (and if all else fails there is always green tomato-apple mincemeat or chutney to be made). Tomato-ripening tactics (plus the backup-plan “mincemeat” recipe). Or if your plants or fruit are having other difficulties, maybe you need the Tomato Troubles FAQ page instead?