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People who cook with cherries

Posted by tlhouser123 8 (My Page) on
Fri, Apr 25, 14 at 23:12

Are the skins bothersome? I usually take the skins off tomatoes I cook.


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RE: People who cook with cherries

I cook a frying pan full of cherries in olive oil until very soft. Then I put it in a blender with garlic and whatever else you like in your sauce. The skins just disappear.


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RE: People who cook with cherries

I leave skins on, fry some up in olive oil/garlic and mix with pasta and add some fresh basil.....too easy!!


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RE: People who cook with cherries

Some varieties will have thicker skins but I don't notice a problem. I definitely don't peel the ones I cook up as a curried cherry tomato sauce (almost like chili sauce). Skins disappear in the food processor the same as other person notes.

I have a recipe for cherry tomatoes, orzo and broccoli that is wonderful. tomatoes barely cooked.


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RE: People who cook with cherries

  • Posted by digdirt 6b-7a North AR (My Page) on
    Sun, Apr 27, 14 at 12:56

Often asked over on the Harvest and Cooking forums here as the skins bother many.

Simple solution is to toss them into a ziplock bag and freeze. When they thaw the the skins slip right off and can easily be picked out of the tomatoes before cooking.

Dave


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RE: People who cook with cherries

About the skins: 50% of the nutritional value of the tomato is in the skin and seeds.


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