I love tomatoes and one of my disappointments in moving was the fact that I left my garden behind. However, my mother-in-law gave me a bag of tomatoes before we left. Someone from our church stopped by yesterday with another bag and another lady gave me a pile of plum tomatoes.
So this morning I got to do one of my favorite things and can tomatoes.
Mmmmmm, mmmmm, good!
Someone gave me this contraption a few summers ago and it makes canning so much easier.
You clamp it to your table and put the tomatoes in the top.
You push them with the wooden thingy and the juice comes out one end.
The skin and seeds come out the other.
I ended up with two pots of tomato sauce.
The final result!
It took me 3 hours start to finish but it was worth it!