At 5:30 this morning I checked on my tomatoes, and they were dried to perfection. Slightly crispy, slightly chewy. They made a sound like tiny pieces of plastic clicking against one another as I gathered them up and stuffed them into a sterilized pint jar.
I packed them in good quality extra virgin olive oil with a sprig of homegrown rosemary on top and I'm storing them in the refrigerator. A pint of dried tomatoes should last me a long, looooonngg time.