Improving store tomatoes..
DIY Tomato Paste
What can I use as a tomato paste substitute?
Almost no one remembers to buy tomato paste. It’s one of those pantry items that you take for granted, assuming that there will always be a few cans hidden somewhere in the deepest recesses of your cabinetry. You think you have tomato paste, but then, right when you need it, you discover that it’s gone. Unfortunately, there is no blanket replacement for tomato paste, because it all depends on what you’re using it for. Tomatoes are naturally high in glutamates, so when reduced down into a…