Posts Tagged by canning

Homemade Canned Tomato Sauce

Oh what was I thinking when I bought all those tomatoes! I picked up the tomatoes on Monday while it was pouring rain and started in on making homemade salsa. Tuesday rolled around and 1 case worth had been blanched, peeled, seeded and chopped. 20 pints and a bunch of hours later there were still about 2 cases of tomatoes left. Tuesday was a 12 hour work day so I didn’t get around to working on the remaining […] read more

What I Ate Wednesday #7

It’s that time of the week again. The time when other bloggers gather and share a days worth of eating over at Peas and Crayons. This month’s theme is: By the time August rolls around my main summer staple seems to be tomatoes. Either fresh from my garden or from one of the local farms. I have to admit I’m not a big fan of eating fresh tomatoes unless it’s in salsa. I don’t care […] read more

Quick Refrigerator Pickles

My little bag garden is slowly churning out pickling and slicing cucumbers along with a few other assorted veggies and berries. Peppers are now growing and, hopefully, the zucchini and butternut squash will produce. They have lots of flowers but nothing much seems to be happening. There haven’t been enough cucumbers to pull out the canning equipment so I decided to make a batch of refrigerator pickles. Just as tastey as the home canned type […] read more