Thursday, June 8, 2017

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

Tomato storage........

For the best storage, keep tomatoes stem side down in a cool place. If they're still attached to the stem, try to space them so they're not touching.

also did you know.........

* The water content of tomatoes is around 95%. The other 5% consist mainly carbohydrates and fiber. One medium - sized tomato (123 grams) contains only 22 calories.

* Tomatoes are a treasure of riches when it comes to their antioxidant benefits. In terms of conventional antioxidants, tomatoes provide an excellent amount of vitamin C and beta-carotene; a very good amount of the mineral manganese; and a good amount of vitamin E.

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