Put their skin back in and wash them clean.
So you see how the sides get more yellower when i hold it up to the sun?
Oh silly tomato skin! I’ll put you back in the bowl.
And after you’re finished, you put them in the sun.
And the sun dries them off really well.
we’ve happened upon one of the best chores for littles in the kitchen–blanching, peeling and seeding tomatoes. she loves this work, and this lovely autumn has given her plenty of opportunities to practice. she was doing her work, and i was doing mine. companionably. and all the while she was talking. so i dried my hands, snapped a few pictures, and copied down what she was saying. a beginning at documenting and dictation.