2. Place said seed into a very fine sieve:
3. Rinse the seeds gently. The goal here is to remove the gelatinous material that the seeds swim in and the thin membrane around each seed. This takes longer than you think because those membranes can be really stubborn. For the really difficult ones, you can gently rub them between two paper towels. This is what it looks like before and after:
4. Dry them on a paper plate. See how many seeds I got from a half of a tomato?
5. Once they are dried, wrap the seeds in a paper towel and place them in a labeled food storage bag.
6. Store them in the refrigorator until them at ready to plant in the spring.