And you're leaving for a week-long trip to the Bahamas in the morning. (Lucky you, by the way.)
Well, you can still save that tomato paste for future delicious meals.
Real Simple Magazine says that most recipes only call for a couple of tablespoons of tomato paste. So why don't you plop little tablespoon portions into ice cube trays, freeze, and transfer to freezer bags. You can just throw them into your next concoction without thawing.
This isn't just for tomato paste either. Go nuts! Do pumpkin paste, chipotle, etc.
And if that isn't enough, here's a read on 8 Uses for Ice Cube Trays here. Enjoy!