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Dehydrating tomatoes questions

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by TerriLaChicks, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm doing an abundance of cherry tomatoes in my dehydrator - I know to halve them but do you put them cut side up or cut side down on the dehydrator trays?

    Also do you skin cherry tomatoes or leave the skins on?
     
  2. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    In case anyone else was wondering, I finally found an answer -- dry them cut side up for about 1/2 the time (6 hours) then flip until they are the consistency of raisins (12 hours total drying time). Leave skin on. Store in freezer.
    edited to correct drying times.
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2011
  3. Okie Amazon

    Okie Amazon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just saw your post, sorry. I did the same thing, so all the seeds and juice wouldn't drip out! Soooo tasty on salads!
     
  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Dry cut side up like you said. Plum tomatoes also dry really well. I dried a lot last year. delicious!
     
  5. kello500

    kello500 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks for posting this. I am growing more "cherry" type tomatoes this year than I can eat - ha. I didn't want to waste any [​IMG]
     

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