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This is a really old post, so you might nit even see my answer, but to go off what eatstatic said, Ive seen recipes online that say 1 cup water : 3/4 cup tomato paste. Eatstatic just did it the other way around, 1 cup tomato paste : 1 1/3 cup water. These recipes almost always start with sautéing onions and garlic in olive oil, and adding an optional cup of ...
I definitely think you should cook it down. I sometimes use canned whole tomatoes to make sauce by slicing them open and letting the liquid out, and combining that with the liquid from the can and whatever else (e.g, a bit of white wine). I roast the tomato solids under a broiler with some sweet onion and garlic (starting the onion 5-10 minutes before ...
I cut the things in thick slices and put them through a french fry cutter. That gives me nice tomato cubes without much hassle. Incidentally, the cutter works great on peppers, bell etc, too; nice square bits, little effort; plus of course you can make french fries or cottage fries.
Working as a cook myself... unless you really like chunky I would go with a blender. Issue with a blender about half the tomatoes will be a purree before you get rid of all the big chunks and if you start cutting up the tomatoes it wont take all that much longer just to dice em.. Blender quick but half will be a purree ? Dicing all of it will be nice even ...
I have something similar to this. The size of the pieces it chops into just depends on how long you run it - the longer you run it, the smaller the pieces.
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