This homemade tomato paste is magnificent stuff. Once you’ve concentrated 3 pounds of fresh, sweet, peak-summer tomatoes down to about a cup, you have a flavor that makes you feel like your brain might short circuit. Via Gilt Taste.
Preserve your thinly sliced zucchini in oil! In the space of half and hour, your zucchini-related stress will melt into self satisfaction when you are spooning it onto a crusty bread with a lovely glass of rosé.
My objective with this homemade ketchup was to use neither exotic ingredients nor flavorings but to achieve the perfectly smooth, thick texture of Heinz or Hunt’s while preserving more of the fresh tomato taste than they do.--Jefferry Steingarten