Do you have more tomatoes that you know what to do with? There is never such thing as too many tomatoes! I’ve been there before myself. I thought it would be a good idea to plant a massive amount of tomato plants and ended up with what I thought was way too many leftover, extra […]
How to can tomato sauce. Preserve the flavor of summer tomatoes by canning them as a sauce. Here is a step by step picture tutorial of how to do it!
Most homesteaders start with tomatoes. Easy to grow and versatile, they’re a homesteader’s boon. In order to can your large harvest, your tomatoes must be skinned and de-seeded. Learn how…
Growing up in an Italian household, the only tomato sauce we were aware of was the homemade kind. When I began growing a garden of my own, one of the first things I learned to can was tomato sauce from homegrown tomatoes. Visit the link below for the recipe and tutorial:
Canning tomatoes can be very rewarding, but it can also be very tedious and time consuming. The hardest part, in my opinion, is peeling all those tomatoes. Do you have any idea how many tomatoes are in fifteen pounds of tomatoes? It’s a lot. Enough to make your fingers wizzled. I’ve got a way to […]
I finally got to use my new canning equipment today! We’ve had a bumper crop (for us, at least) of tomatoes, and had at least two or three pounds sitting in the fridge up until now. Before you say anything, our harvest dates have been odd- some peoples’ tomatoes peak in July and August, ours […]