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You nailed it. I don't put them in the fridge--and if you do, it stops any possible
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Posted to Thread #27800 at 4:33 pm on Jul 13, 2015
ripening immediately and they turn mealy rather than ripen. But when fully ripe, it extends their time a bit. These were pre-packaged from Aldi's (TJ's) and they have already been refrigerated.
The same is true of peaches and is the reason I'll never buy a supermarket peach--they have been refrigerated, and will only become mealy.
We are in tomato and peach heaven at the moment!!
Other messages in this thread:
- 27800. Ultimate tomato pie - Charley - 10:23am on 07/13/15 (11)
- Oh, yeah! - Earnie - 11:48am on 07/13/15
- Spelunking in your fridge. HA! Perfect word choice. [NT] - Traca - 1:19pm on 07/13/15
- I've always heard that putting tomatoes in the fridge is the worst thing you can do. [NT] - orchid - 2:10pm on 07/13/15
- Me too. Conversely, Nigella Lawson had a wonderful hint to cut cherry tomatoes in half and put - MarilynFL - 2:48pm on 07/13/15
- It's been my experience that it depends on the circumstances. If a tomato is perfectly ripe, a day - Curious1 - 3:53pm on 07/13/15
- You nailed it. I don't put them in the fridge--and if you do, it stops any possible - Charley - 4:33pm on 07/13/15
- Right now, we are full swing into tomato season. The growers are finally bringing in the heirlooms, - KarenNoCA - 7:05pm on 07/13/15
- That schmear of mustard on the pie crust is interesting. I have never done that.. [NT] - KarenNoCA - 1:35pm on 07/15/15
- My go-to tomato pie recipe mixes honey and stone ground mustard and paints - deb-in-MI - 2:52pm on 07/15/15
- I make a tomato thing using puff pastry. It calls for spreading Parmesan cheese on the bottom - KarenNoCA - 7:31pm on 07/15/15
- That was the first time I ever had a "tomato pie"--about 25 years ago at a catered - Charley - 8:25pm on 07/15/15