How to Can Tomatoes

how to can tomoatoes

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to can tomatoes from your garden to preserve them. This guide explains both the tools and technique for home canning. Once you have blanched your tomatoes, now is the time to can them. Canning doesn’t require a lot of equipment but it is somewhat specialized. ┬áThe good news is it is all fairly inexpensive … Read More

How To Blanch Tomatoes

How to blanch tomatoes

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to blanch tomatoes. Blanching tomatoes loosens their skin for easy peeling so you can can or freeze them for the future! Is your garden bursting with tomatoes?  Mine seemed to get a slow start, but now every day I am bringing in 5-7 tomatoes from my 15 plants.  I like to can my tomatoes, … Read More

Uncle Al’s Sweet Pickles

This summer, I decided to grow a garden.  For the past four summers I have attempted unsuccessfully to grow a container garden.  But this year, I put it in the ground.  And miraculously, it grew.  One of the things I had to have was pickling cucumbers.  I love love love pickles.  It was my goal to learn how to can … Read More