Gazpacho, pasta sauce, pizza, ketchup--find tips and recipes for all these tomato dishes and more.


What are some low potassium substitutes for tomatoes and dried beans/peas/lentils?

by magnoliasouth 6 years ago

I have been switched to a low potassium diet... that I absolutely hate. Every food I love is high in potassium. :( I've bought a couple of cookbooks, but they don't offer any substitutes for th...

Fresh tomatoes in winter?

by zigzag17 27 days ago

Is it possible to get good enough ones for a caprese? I haven’t had much luck. Suggestions please.

Help with ground beef/sliced potatoes/tomato base recipe, please.

by stecworld 7 years ago

My father used to make a casserole that had a wonderful flavor, but, alas, I never got his recipe. I asked his sister, but she couldn't really remember how to make it either. He was Romanian in cas...

tomato paste in a tube

by care2 12 years ago

I love using this product, but once it's opened, anyone know how long it keeps in the fridge? Normally I freeze spoonfuls of canned paste, but I thought this would be more convenient. So any ideas ...

Crushing Canned Whole Tomatoes, Kitchen Hack

by zackly 1 month ago

I'm sure this is not an original idea but I frequently use 28 oz. canned whole peeled tomatoes that I break up in my hand which is somewhat messy. Today, I was making a meat sauce for lasagna and g...

Best plum tomato seeds for NC climate (zone 7b)

by loves2cook82 2 months ago

Every spring I visit my local farmers market and buy a variety of heirloom tomato plants for my garden: German Johnson, Pink Girl, Cherokee Purple... This year I'd like to add a plum tomato to the...

Canned Tomatoes; check to make sure Calcium Chloride is NOT an ingrediant!!

by ryan 15 years ago

What do you guys and girls think about Calcium Chloride? My vauge understanding of canning tomatoes is as follows: to be canned, whole tomatoes need some combinatin of citric acid and calcium chlo...

Question about tomatoes in gumbo

by Tante 9 years ago

I'm going to be attempting to make gumbo this weekend, for the first time. The recipe I'm planning to use (suggested in another thread here, http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Big-Charlies-Gumbo/Detail.a...

Rotel Tomatoes in Toronto?

by Jimmy100 10 years ago

Looking for Rotel canned tomatoes in Toronto. They're basic chopped tomatoes but with green chiles mixed in. Used them all the time when I lived in Texas but haven't seen them here. Thanks for ...

Problems with San Marzano tomatoes in sauce

by DoctorQuality 12 years ago

i grew up on my grandmother's pasta and she's always used regular old store bought canned tomato sauce for the base of her sunday sauce. i figured adding san marzanos instead would be a nice touch ...

Burnt tomato sauce??

by burlgurl 9 years ago

Hi all! Any suggestions to save a slow cooked tomato sauce that tastes a little burnt? Would adding sugar or some sweetness cancel out the burnt taste?

Is fresh oregano in a tomato sauce a crime?

by Diana 11 years ago

I was once told never to use oregano in tomato sauces. Never told WHY, just not to do it by an Italian. Is it really a sin? I like oregano! The sauce will have tomotoes, garlic, onions, bas...

Baking Soda to Reduce Acidity of Tomato Sauce

by Funwithfood 14 years ago

Has anyone used baking soda to reduce the acidity of tomatoes in either tomato sauce or tomato soup? What was the outcome, and what proportions do you recommend? TIA :)

DIY greenhouse

by Dorothee5 9 months ago

Hello everyone. I have got a big garden, but I wanted to create a place in it where I can grow some plants like vegetables and fruits. However, prices of greenhouses are really high for me, so I th...

cookware for tomato sauce and other acidic foods?

by bauerbach 8 years ago

To start, I try to conserve money and cabinet space by choosing multifunctional cookware... But, I love tomato sauce. It may not be super fancy, but I love making tomato sauce, it has so much f...

Cento San Marzano tomatoes, the real deal?

by TrishUntrapped 8 years ago

A couple weeks ago I made dinner for a family gathering, homemade chicken parmesean and pasta. When I cook special meals I like to use special ingredients like canned DOP San Marzano tomatoes. In ...

ISO Great Tomatoes

by zackly 7 months ago

I’m not a big fan of raw tomatoes. I’ll eat them but I generally find them lacking in “tomatoey” flavor. This time of year when local tomatoes are in season, I do like sliced tomato, basil a...

Limited Time Sale of Fresh Produce Grown by Esperanza Community Farms | Watsonville - Pajaro Valley

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by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Esperanza Community Farms provides CSA boxes of seasonal, pesticide-free produce to limited income subscribing families. Currently it has more produce ripening in the garden than it has customers. ...


by caiatransplant 5 years ago

Hi all. I don't know what I was thinking, but I put in 4 cherry tomato plants (1 Sun Gold; 1 Sweet 100s; 1 Yellow Pear; and I can't recall the other) and they did what they were supposed to. Comb...