TOMATOES

Ripening – The Window Sill Way

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The trick is to leave the fruit on the vine as long as possible, but this is a balancing act as the birds will dive it and munch on the reddening bounty.

I lay the picked slightly immature fruit on my trusty window sill, usually ripest to the left.

From here, they are processed into ready to eat or sauces to go into the freezer…
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