A few weeks back I removed the all the tomato plants and green tomatoes from the garden since the cool and frosty evenings were the new normal. The red or mostly red I used immediately in other recipes – tomato sauces, oven roasted and drizzled with balsamic for salads.

However, the green tomatoes I picked as many decent looking ones into a box lined with a brown paper bag. The box and bag went into the basement in a cool, darkish place, that was near our pantry so I could keep an eye on them while they ripened. (I did lose a few that rotted, hence the keep an eye on them!)

Ripening green tomatoes

Fast forward about three weeks, we’ve been enjoying red ripened tomatoes in our salads. Almost, as good as a fresh picked tomato and world’s better than most tomatoes from a grocery store! Here’s a few more tips on ripening green tomatoes from Montanahomesteader.com.

Box ripened tomatoes

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