With Sharon Peterson Learn how to can tomato sauce and get a thicker sauce with less cookdown time. If you are using a food mill and canning tomato sauce, try this quick tip. It doesn’t really save time…but it saves labor. And saving labor is a good thing. I discovered this quite by accident. I […]
Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe
Garlic Tomato Sauce Made with Home-Canned Tomatoes This is a quick, homemade tomato sauce recipe for using over pasta of all kinds. I make this with home-canned tomatoes, along with garlic and oregano from the garden. You can use regular canned tomatoes or try a stewed tomato. Either style will work. Just to clarify, this […]
How to Can Homemade Ketchup: A Safe Recipe for a Water Bath Canner
Homemade ketchup is a great way to use up tomatoes from last year or excess from the harvest. Learn how to make your own homemade ketchup, and can it, at SimplyCanning.com
Tips for Home Canning Tomatoes
It’s tomato season, and you’ve got a counter full of tomatoes beckoning you. Before you start canning, here are 3 things you should know about home canning tomatoes.
Starting Tomatoes from Seed. Hardening off Tomatoes before planting.
by Karen of Love Your Land Hardening off tomatoes before tossing them out in the garden is important… don’t skip it! What exactly does “hardening off” mean anyway? Simply put, it is the process by which we help the young plants we have just spent weeks or months caring for adjust to the “real world” […]
Guest Post with Karen of Love Your Land How Soil Splash Harms Your Tomato Plants and Simple Ways to Avoid It Soil splash is just as it sounds … soil that splashes up onto your plants’ leaves. For plants like tomatoes, this can be the eventual kiss of death. The good news is, it’s almost […]