What to do with extra fresh tomatoes?

What to do with extra fresh tomatoes?

16 Ways to Use Up Bruised Tomatoes

  1. Tomato Sauce. Boil the tomatoes for a minute, peel them (here's how), chop them, then let them simmer into a tomato sauce, and add whatever seasonings you like. ...
  2. Tomato Jam.
  3. Bruschetta. ...
  4. Tomato Soup. ...
  5. Salsa.
  6. Gazpacho.
  7. Pan con Tomate. ...
  8. Bloody Mary.

Can you freeze fresh tomatoes in freezer bags?

You'll love this method of freezing tomatoes because it doesn't require you to blanch the tomatoes. Seriously you just remove the core, slice, freeze and then place in a freezer bag. DONE!

Can I freeze tomatoes from the garden?

You can freeze tomatoes with the stems on straight out of the garden unwashed. IF you are not planning to use them straight out of the bag once defrosted. I have done this. As you run the warm water over the frozen tomatoes, stem and peel them.

Will tomato plants regrow after being cut to the ground?

As each bush finishes, it can be pulled because it will not produce again. So a determinate tomato that is cut to the ground after it has bloomed cannot grow back into another plant that produces.

Should I cut the bottom leaves off my tomato plants?

As the plants grow, revisit them regularly and keep the bottom 6 to 12 inches bared. Trim away these lower leaves and stems while they're small, rather than letting them grow. This conserves the plant's resources, and a smaller pruning wound creates less opportunity for disease to enter.

How many leaves Should I take off my tomato plants?

The plants never get very tall here and therefore it is not necessary to remove lower leaves to maximize yield. In warm climates where you can grow tomatoes outside for much of the year, it might be beneficial to remove lower leaves once you have 18 leaves but this depends on how close together you plant.

How do I get more tomatoes from my plants?

Pinch and Prune for More Tomatoes Pinch and remove suckers that develop in the crotch joint of two branches. They won't bear fruit and will take energy away from the rest of the plant. However, go easy on pruning the rest of the plant.