Rule Always keep tomatoes at room temperature. (Refrigerators cause them to lose flavor.) Rule Always store them stem side down. This keeps air from entering and moisture from leaving the fruit (where it was once attached to the vine).
Oh Sh*t, I'm Out of . Don't Panic, Try These Substitutions Instead: We've all been there: you pull out the necessary ingredients for a recipe, only to discover that you ran out of (insert ingredient here).