Proper storage of tomatoes will keep a tomato fresher longer and give it its best flavour.
Tip 1: The close presence of a banana, and its ethylene gas, speeds the ripening process for a tomato.
Tip 2: Tomatoes do not ripen faster on a windowsill, although it is pretty and my sons, as many, love to display their garden-tomato efforts, the sunlight, needed to grow the tomatoes, is not not needed to ripen it.
Ah the joy and satisfaction of eating a tomato fresh from your own garden! With a few easy steps, you are able to eat fresh, tasty tomatoes from your garden in the winter months…. tomatoes as fresh as just picked.
Tomatoes contain vitamins A, B6, C, and E and loads of minerals. The brighter red your tomato, the more vitamins and nutrients.
Storage recommendations are different depending on the purpose of the tomato- for eating raw or as an ingredient in cooking and its condition- whole or in parts. Find here the best tips to keeping this health-fruit fresh and tasty.
A simple pasta sauce made from tomatoes, garlic, onion, carrot, basil, oregano, salt, pepper, tomato paste, sugar and parsley.
Adorable video from Michelle Phan demonstrating how to make a simple facial scrub from a tomato and 1 tablespoon of sugar- full of interesting facts about the tomato’s effect on the skin.
Growing tomatoes in pots is the perfect option for gardeners living in apartments or homes with poor soil.
1 large pot per tomato plant
Tomato plants grow fast and they can grow quite large, so you will need a large pot- 25-30 gallon. Pot type is important. You will need good drainage- to avoid rotting the roots, so look for a pot with either holes on the bottom or a built-in drainage tray. The material...