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Homemade Pasta Sauce

One freezer bag of sauce, which will be good for two meals of pasta, took 13 medium sized regular tomatoes (not Roma). Time needed to put up seven freezer bags, which equals 14 meals for us, took me just under 2 hours of time. 185 more words

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September 2, 1932

Fri., 2    Morning devotions. A sunshiny day. I pick & process 10 cans of tomatoes. Helen gets the dinner. I make 2 blackberry pies. Also write & type a short article on the eclipse & the way we passed the afternoon. 19 more words


Food Preservation Goals August 22, 2017

When I first drafted my 2017 Food Preservation Goals I wanted to try some new things. Now that I am in the middle of canning season…well let’s just say I have modified my goals a bit. 164 more words

finding new ways ... Roasted Canned Tomatoes

So I’ve just returned from France, particularly the Southwest region, where I spent the better part of this summer and I’ve come back energized and filled with all kinds of ideas. 1,402 more words


My Writing Moves Forward as Our Country Moves Backward

Life moves forward, and then I watch the news and am—for a few minutes—paralyzed with grief.

I have never written anything political on this blog, but another blogger whom I read reminded me that hate is not political. 382 more words

August Gardening Update

Our gardening season is coming to close. We’ve reached that point in the year where it’s hotter and dryer and keeping the garden watered is a daily chore. 961 more words


"How-To" Canning - Fresh Tomatoes

Now that summer is here you will inevitably end up with baskets of fresh tomatoes either from your own garden or from someone else’s. Instead of letting these red, ripe beauties go to waste “ 701 more words

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