Once you’ve eaten all of the BLTs that you can hold, it’s time to start preserving tomatoes for later. Here are 10 delicious ways to prolong that taste of summer throughout the year.
Dried Tomatoes Packed in Oil
To dry tomatoes, slice them to about 1/4 inch thick and lay them on dehydrator sheets. (If you have a different type of dehydrator, you can buy netting by the roll and cut sheets to fit your unit.) If you want, you can sprinkle them with Italian herbs. like basil and oregano. Dry them for about 8 hours at 140 degrees. Place them in a dry, sanitized jar and cover them with olive oil. Food safety experts recommend that this be stored in the refrigerator.
Dried Tomato Powder
Follow the directions above, but dehydrate the slices until they are crisp and brittle. Allow the dried tomatoes to cool, then, using aThis post was originally published on this site