TYL Tip Tuesday

This is actually one of our favorite tips because we get to use it so often. We LOVE making our tomato sauces or Roasted Tomato Basil Soup, but sometimes we don’t always have fresh tomatoes on hand. Our favorite canned tomatoes are


Whether we use these or the store brand canned tomatoes, we add a little baking soda to the tomatoes and mix. This helps neutralize some of the acidity and let the tomatoes sing the sweet song they are supposed to! Add a teaspoon to the can and don’t be alarmed if you get some bubble up when it’s cooking.

Fun Fact (about us): This might be surprising to anyone who’s seen our recipes, but neither of us really eat tomatoes. Sure, tomato soup or tomato sauce, but whenever it’s on a sandwich or a salad it is quickly removed.