Sent by Rachel
Editor: Rachel, if the tomatoes are dried and not packed in oil, then yes, we like to chop them and let them steep in hot water or wine, then drain them before using. But if they are packed in oil, then we use them straight (and a bit of the oil, too! It's great for tossing with pasta).
Here are a few recipes we love:
Readers, any tips or recommendations for Rachel?
Related: Mercy's Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta
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