Making & Canning Tomato Sauce for Winter

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I can! And you can, too; it's easy ;)

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We had a decent harvest of amish paste tomatoes this year which we supplemented with some heirloom, organic roma tomatoes from the local Farmers Market.

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After washing, core and score your tomatoes

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Blanche and cool them next

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Then the skins should slide right off


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Or you may have to peel them

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Blend tomatoes and simmer on the stove

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Sanitize the jars and prepare the lids

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Fill jars and pressure cook

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Take out to cool and listen for the sound of success

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Any failed jars will have to go in the fridge, but we had a 100% success rate this time, even though it'd been 7 years since we last canned. Old habits die hard ;)


Just needs garlic! Why do they call it canning if it goes into jars? Happy Labour Day :)


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It was an afternoon of work, but you condensed it nicely here. Great photos and writeup :))

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