Do not refrigerate tomatoes

Tomatoes lose flavor below 50 deg. F

An international group of horticulturalists has published an extensive study in the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences” looking at the effects of refrigeration on” flavor” compounds in tomatoes.cherry_tomatoes

They say: “Chilling fruits at temperatures below 12 degrees Celsius hampers enzymes that help synthesize flavor-imparting volatile compounds, resulting in relatively fresh but insipid fruits.”  Read on

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