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Tomatoes - Store Well Waste Less

Store Well Waste Less Tomatoes
Aug 01
2018
  By dana.bean
  • Keep ripe whole tomatoes at room temperature in a single layer in an open container; avoid direct sunlight. Try to use within 5 days. Short refridgerator storage (3 days) can help delay softening but may also reduce flavor. 
    • Refridgerate cut, cooked, or open canned tomatoes in a covered container. Use within 2 days. 
  • Ripen tomatoes in a closed paper bag or plastic bag with holes. Hold at room temperature. Check daily. 
  • Store unopened canned tomatoes in a cool, dry place and use within 8 to 12 months for best quality.
  • Freeze extra tomatoes:

1. Wash tomatoes and remove the stem. Leave whole or chop.

2. Freeze in a tightly closed container or plastic bag. Label with the date. 

3.Best when used in cooked dishes within 8 months.