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I have taken control of my... tomatoes

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Sounds silly, but there were so many of them I was feeling overwhelmed trying to process these things around my work schedule. Now I've discovered homemade tomato paste. I just fill my largest pot with cut up tomatoes, olive oil and salt and simmer for about 5 hours till it cooks down to this outrageous paste, which I then freeze in one-cup portions. Bring it on, 13 tomato plants, I'm ready!!!
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GARDENQE2 9/5/2013 5:18PM

    Have you ever tried homemade ketchup or chili sauce?
They both require a bunch of tomatoes and are amazingly different from their commercial counterparts.
I found the recipes in an old Ball Blue Book from a thrift store.
I gave several of my neighbors a half-pint for Christmas. One man liked it so much, he kept returning his jar for a "refill!"
Best wishes! emoticon

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DAWNSJOURNEY 8/27/2013 4:38PM

    sounds like AWESOMESAUCE ! enjoy it all winter long !!

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MARITIMER3 8/27/2013 11:53AM

    Sounds delicious emoticon emoticon emoticon

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EVIE4NOW 8/27/2013 8:55AM

  Wish I had planted tomatoes. Love them.

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MEGAMOM134 8/27/2013 8:52AM

    This is the first year I didn't put any tomatoes in, and I am sorry. Enjoy your wonderful fresh tomatoes.

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