Pick Those Tomatoes Before The Storm and Make Sista Felicia’s Sun Dried Tomato Recipe
There are tons of tomatoes ripe on the vine what will undoubtedly fall off when the storm hits. So if you had an event planned for today which was cancelled or if you’re looking for something to do, go pick some tomatoes and make some delish Sun-Dried Tomatas!
Sista Felicia recipe
This time of year I find myself daydreaming of my childhood! I remember Sunday mornings, while the grownups in our family had coffee and Italian pastry with my grandparents, my brother, cousins and I would play outside in my grandparents’’ yard. Every summer while playing I watch my grandparents’ garden grow. I always knew that school days were approaching, when their tomatoes were ready for picking! Tomato time at my grandparents’ house was a family affair! Canning tomatoes for the winter was a ritual.
2 pints of vine ripe small tomatoes (use a verity of small tomatoes)
Fresh ground pepper
Step 1: Rinse and dry tomatoes
Step 2: Cut tomatoes in half
Step 3: place cut tomatoes in a medium bowl ￼
Step 4: Season tomatoes with 2 teaspoon of Kosher salt
Step 5: Drizzle Olive oil over tomatoes
Step 6 : Gently toss to evenly coat tomatoes with oil
Step 7: Pour tomatoes onto a cookie sheet fit with a cookie rack
Step 8: Using your hands turn each tomato on rack with cut side facing up and season with 1 Tablespoon of Kosher salt
Step 9: Dust tomatoes with freshly ground pepper
Step 10: Place tomatoes in preheated in 200 degree oven for 3-4 hours until tomatoes are dehydrated
Step 11: Pour a ¼ cup of olive oil into each mason jar.
Step 12: Place 1 garlic clove in each jar.
Step 13: Layer sun-dried tomatoes and garlic ¾ of the way to the top of the jar and top with olive oil.
Step 14: Place a lid and ring onto each mason jar and store in refrigerator until ready to use.