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This is such a brilliant idea! For those of us who preserve our autumn harvest, this is a great way to minimize waste from canning tomatoes! It'd be a great addition of fiber, as well as the nutrients contained in the skins. I am totally going to do this!



Tomato Skin Powder

The concept is so simple I wish I had thought of it: take the throw-away tomato skins that are left-over in the preserving process and make them into something useful. Something other than compost.

With over 80 lbs of tomatoes (and counting) harvested from my garden this year, it is safe to say that I have been knee deep in canning these last weeks. While I am experienced and adept at canning tomatoes in many forms, I had never heard of drying the skins into a powder until I came upon it a few weeks back in Canning for a New Generation: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry  by Liana Krissoff.

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