Slow cook fresh tomatoes, process them and cook them down for tomato purée. Freeze it to make tomato sauce, pizza sauce and more in winter.
Golveda Ko Achaar (Tomato Sauce) from Vegan Nepal’s New Cookbook
This addictive Nepali tomato pickle recipe cooks in a mere 15 minutes. Serve it with curry, pasta, tacos, pizza and more.
Easy Roasted Salsa: Charlotte’s Non-Recipe Recipe Brings Out the Flavor
In a hurry for a get-together with friends, my daughter Charlotte quickly made this flavorful roasted salsa, using fresh seasonal ingredients.
Easy 2-Ingredient No-Cook Cultured Tomato Paste and Juice
This cultured tomato paste and bonus tomato juice requires zero energy to make and won’t heat up your kitchen on a hot day.
Tomato Paste from Scratch
I finally made tomato paste and it tastes amazing. This has been on my to-do, to-cook, to-blog list since I started blogging. Like many things I now make from scratch, I will never be able to eat store-bought tomato paste again because homemade tastes incredible. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. I followed the recipe […]
Quick Tomato Sauce (If You Plan Ahead…)
Yes, another tomato post. Think of it as my way of reminding you of the time of year. When we first kicked processed food, we struggled to replace canned tomatoes—whole tomatoes, tomato sauce and tomato paste. I used to cook vats of chili and also vats of bolognese sauce to serve with pasta one night […]
August Is the Reddest Month
Updated 07/07/22 If you live in the Northern Hemisphere and have planted a garden, you may have begun to experience what-am-I-going-to-do-with-this-glut-of-tomatoes syndrome. Mild symptoms often begin in early August and quickly intensify to the critical stage. The following ideas will help alleviate and, in some instances, depending on the harvest and the number of plants you […]
I made literal sun-dried tomatoes. And I mean literal in the formerly correct sense of the word… I used a solar dehydrator for these. I haven’t tried dehydrating tomatoes in my oven. I feel I should use the solar dehydrator since I have access to one but tomatoes should turn out well in the oven. […]
We ate tomato-based dishes every night last week: pizza, chana masala and this vodka sauce with pasta. I have yet to tire of tomatoes though. I eat lots of them while they’re in season and roast and freeze a bunch to get through most of the winter. For me, part of the joy of eating […]