For the Herb Oil: In a 1-quart canning jar, place all of the herbs, zest, chile, and peppercorns. Pour both oils into a saucepan and heat to 200ºF. Carefully pour the hot oils into the jar and cover with a kitchen towel. Let stand overnight.
Place cheesecloth over the top of the jar and replace the outer rim of the lid. Invert and strain oil into desired container.
Artichoke Pasta Salad
Place the split tomatoes in a large mixing bowl and sprinkle a 1/2 teaspoon of the salt evenly over the top. Mix with a spoon and let sit for 5 minutes.
Add all of the remaining ingredients to the bowl with the tomatoes and toss to combine. Serve at room temperature, or store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.