Freeze Tomatoes Whole Skin On

Yes, you can freeze tomatoes whole skin on! Perhaps you have an abundance of tomatoes, or like me you have a generous friend with an AMAZING garden who has given you an abundance of tomatoes. Or maybe you have heard that tomatoes from the farmers market, put up for the winter, are better than any canned tomatoes you can buy. But, you don’t have time to can or don’t know how. That would be me.  Thus, I often decided to freeze tomatoes whole skin on. Let me tell you, this is EASY PEASY!

Read below….so FEW steps!

Learn all about the how and why of canning food at home. The workshop focuses on canning safety, types of equipment, and proper canning methods for both boiling water baths and pressure canners.  $35 fee for non members.

Date: August 5, 2014
Time: 06:00-08:00 pm
Event: Canning 101 at Hudson Gardens
Topic: Canning 101
Public: Public

Squeezing Lemons and Limes

Here’s a quick cooking tip for when you’ll be squeezing lemons.

When needing to squeeze a lemon or lime for it’s juice, stick it in the microwave for about TEN seconds. Roll it on the counter a few times, slice it in half and squeeze away! If you want to get every last drop, place your cut lime between the handle of a kitchen tong and apply pressure.

lime squeezing