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All the Skills You Need to Treat Tomatoes with TLC

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Do you also carry fresh tomatoes as gently as you would a newborn? Then the last thing either of us want is to crush those pretty 'maters into tomato water (though that's good when intentional).

Michael Ruhlman's Pasta with Tomato Water, Basil, and Garlic
Michael Ruhlman's Pasta with Tomato Water, Basil, and Garlic

No matter how much you just want to dig in to that tomato, prepping it with care ensures that your safe-keeping wasn't for nothing.

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There's a great bunch of sound advice on the topic all over this fine site. We've compiled some of our most helpful tips and instruction for you—and, yes, for ourselves—here:

How to Deal With Fresh Tomatoes

How to Deal With Fresh Tomatoes by Sarah Jampel

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Pan con Tomate with Burrata

Pan con Tomate with Burrata by meganvt01

Expensive tomatoes

Expensive tomatoes by Jestei

What to Do with Perfect Tomatoes

What to Do with Perfect Tomatoes by Caroline Lange

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Do you have any nifty tips for treating tomatoes with TLC? Share with us in the comments!

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