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#271 rotuts

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Posted Today, 06:32 AM

On sale Now :

 

http://www.surlatabl...Convection Oven

 

179.  if you are a first time buy-er at S la T

 

and give them your email  ( not gmail ! )  they send you a 10 % off one time coupon.

 

decent deal   might have free shipping.

 

+ Tax you state/provence.


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#272 FauxPas

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Posted Today, 09:41 AM

Had a quick look at your Thermador link and saw a great idea-skinning tomatoes by steaming them at 210F for a couple of minutes. Sounds like an easy way to accomplish this task.

 

It does work well, but I seem to recall needing more than 2 or 3 minutes to loosen the skin. Probably at least 5. 



#273 FauxPas

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Posted Today, 09:56 AM

179.  if you are a first time buy-er at S la T

 

That's an excellent price! And the site says free shipping for orders over $59. Though you might not be able to combine that with the 1st time discount. I don't think they ship to Canada, though. 

 

I'm tempted to buy a second one at that price and keep one in both houses. 



#274 rotuts

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Posted Today, 12:16 PM

i was able to combine the sale price at the time w the extra 10 % off at the tme

 

but things change

 

one think about their sales, they dont tell you how long they are for.


Edited by rotuts, Today, 12:18 PM.


#275 FauxPas

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Posted Today, 04:51 PM

It does work well, but I seem to recall needing more than 2 or 3 minutes to loosen the skin. Probably at least 5. 

 

Just tried this, as I wanted some peeled tomatoes. Five minutes with 210F Steam-only did not loosen the skins much on the tomatoes I have. So I put them on Steam-Bake at 350F. And then I got distracted with a phone call and it was 15 mins before I checked them, at which point I had to let them cool a bit but then the skins slipped right off.

 

So, you need less than what I did, but almost certainly more than the 2-3 mins that the Thermador people say! But depends on what you want to do with your peeled tomatoes, of course. The cooking time I used today extracted some of the water from the tomatoes but left tomatoes with lovely concentrated flavour. I've done the same thing before when I wanted tomatoes to peel and use for a sauce, but at a slightly higher temp. 

 

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ETA Here is the link to a more formal cookbook by Thermador:

 

http://www.thermador..._9000882530.pdf


Edited by FauxPas, Today, 05:03 PM.