I take dehydrated tomatoes and grind them in my blender, use them instead of purchased tomato paste. Works great, except dehydrated concentrates the sugars and give a sweeter taste to foods than I like. Very rich tomato flavor, though.
I've been accepting a lot of tomatoes from a neighbor's garden, but I have more than I know what to do with! I've made fresh salsa & pico de gallo several times, but I need some new ideas, as they're beginning to age quickly...if I bake or roast older tomatoes, will they come out okay? Should I puree them into marinara sauce? Or if there a better way to use them up? Will they freeze well?
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I have picked 3 tomatoes so far this season, so sweet
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Tomatoes, one of my absolute summer favorite foods. My mouth waters when I think of them.
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I'm making batches of sun dried tomatoes in my dehydrator. My garden is pumping out pounds of Romas and I'm also trying grape tomatoes for the first time. This will provide a lot of interesting dishes over the coming weeks,
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