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Yay! A small success!

August 17th, 2009 at 11:05 am

I canned today for the first time ever-- 2 quarts of pasta sauce made with stuff straight from garden.

Usually, we make stuff and freeze it, but last year, we lost power for 5 days and lost everything, so I was determined to learn to can. I don't want to have AEP determine the fate of my produce. It really wasn't that hard.

4 Responses to “Yay! A small success!”

  1. TampaBayYankee Says:

    That's great! What canning method did you use? Did you have to buy equipment or did you start off with things you had already?

  2. baselle Says:

    Its a lot of fun, isn't it? At least it "can" be. Smile

  3. thriftorama Says:

    We just used hot water bath. It's hard to screw up tomatoes because they are so acidic. Right? We only had to buy lids for jars. My MIL had a ton of them, so she gave us some of her extra jars.

  4. whitestripe Says:

    oooh, can you please post how to do it? i would love to know!

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