1. Parent: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Fill a big bowl with cold water and ice. Cut a small "x" shape into the bottom of each tomato.
2. Parent: Once the water is boiling, add the tomatoes and cook for one minute. Using a slotted spoon, dunk the tomatoes int he bowl with ice water.
3. Child: When the tomatoes are cool enough to touch, slip off the skins and transfer the tomatoes to another large bowl. Throw out the skins.
4. Child: Use your hands to crush the tomatoes, breaking them up into small chunks.
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