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How to Skin Tomatoes

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Step 2: Staging (set up your system)

- Fill a medium to large-sized pot with water, cover, and crank the heat so it comes to a boil quickly and efficiently.

While you're waiting for the water to boil:
- Fill a medium to large-sized bowl half-full with ice, then cover with water.  Place it near the stove, but not so close it heats up from the boiling water.
- Wash your tomatoes, and remove stems.
- Make a small X in the skin at the flower end (opposite the stem) and place near the stove. (see photo for detail)

Check out my staging choices in the picture below, then modify as needed to suit your situation.
 
 
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