Autumn is by no means a reason to end the summer cottage season. What's more, some of the most exciting gardening activities are just getting started. For example, harvesting tomatoes. Just do not forget that it is advisable to fill the basket with freshly picked tomatoes before the night temperature steadily drops to 8 degrees and below. What about the loot? Not a single preservation: today we will show you a cool and simple idea of how to supply yourself with vitamins for the whole winter without much difficulty!
Conservation is a nightmare of many housewives. Yes, sour tomatoes can be enjoyed by many. But while you prepare the banks, "roll up", and even allocate a place for the house … Caring for care. But there is another, alternative way to stock up on vitamins for the whole winter without loading the balcony or all the kitchen shelves. After all, sun-dried tomatoes are even tastier than canned ones! And at the same time they will become an excellent side dish for almost any meat or an indispensable ingredient for stews, warm salads and even pizza. And to make them as easy as shelling pears. We look!
Step 1: wash and dry the tomatoes
Step 2: remove the core
Step 3: chop and pepper
Cut each tomato in half, and cut the half into two or three more pieces. Sea salt, a mixture of peppers, and dried ground basil leaves are perfect as seasonings.
Step 4: dry
Place the tomatoes in the oven at the lowest temperature available. Be patient yourself: the drying time can be 7-10 hours. Check the condition of the tomatoes periodically to avoid burning them.
Step 5: save space in the fridge or freezer
To keep drying all winter long without taking up too much space, use vacuum food bags. They will help you minimize volume without losing quality. And you can store supplies both in the freezer and simply in the refrigerator. But if you don't want to spend money on vacuum bags, glass jars with a twist lid will always help out.
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