Bring a medium to large pot of water to a boil.
Fill a large bowl with ice water.
This step is only 30-45 seconds (tops 1 minute).
Core the tomatoes and cut out any tough, soft or bruised areas. Gently squeeze each tomato to remove seeds and excess water.
Cut the tomatoes into quarters. Use your finger to remove any additional seeds. It is not necessary to get every single one.