To peel fresh peaches or tomatoes easily, submerge the fruit into simmering water for a few seconds and then plunge them into an ice water bath. The skins will slip off without the fruit being cooked. It works on pearl onions too.
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For easy peeling of tomatoes simply penetrate the skin of the tomato with a knife to make a "x" then add the tomato to boiling water and watch for when the skin peels back or spreads in a stretchmark-like manner!
X marks the spot, add the circle (tomato) to the pot!
Can be used with other foods such as peaches!
certin foods contain pectin which can lower cholesterol. Pectin disolves into a gel like substance & traps fat and cholesterol. Carrots are one of the best sources of pectin, celery, and tomatoes. Pectin lowers insulin resistance and when pectin disolves in your stomach it expands, taking up more room and making you feel fuller & then its easier to lose weight. Beans are another good surce & also are citrus peels, add some zest by grating washed peels. Oat bran and also barley contain pectin
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