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Homegrown Tomatoes -- Not just a Daydream

This winter was a cold one for most of us, making that next round of fresh homegrown tomatoes seem a distant daydream.  Did your supply of home-canned tomatoes from last year get low or even emptied?  299 more words


The Best Tomatoes To Grow For Eating, Cooking and Canning

Without a doubt, the tomato really is the most versatile plant in our garden – finding its way on to the dinner table all throughout the year in some way, shape or form. 1,123 more words

Life In The Garden

A Word a Week Photograph Challenge - Pots

…..thanks to Sue Llewellyn for this week’s word ‘pots’

One of my favourite photographs is of my husband standing on a ladder to stir down the tomato sauce that we were preparing for canning. 24 more words


Happy Winter dreams, roots.

Sod grass sales are a bit slow in January and there are 70 days until spring. Good news for those waking up to single digit temperatures this morning. 215 more words


My first attempt at canning tomatoes is a success

It’s a chilly, grey November day, and summer tomatoes are long gone.

But thanks to a recent day spent in the kitchen, I’m making spaghetti sauce tonight from local, late summer tomatoes. 367 more words

Home And Family

Tomato Processing

Following the final big tomato harvest, we prepare a large batch of spaghetti sauce and salsa! First ingredient is tomatoes, of course!

Loads of fresh crisp red onions! 180 more words

Mexican Sauce

Sunday I was blessed with a plethora of tomatoes. I took Boo with me to pick whatever I wanted. I returned with 10 gallons of green tomatoes that I have plans for this week. 259 more words

Canning For Keeps