Canning Tomatoes Part 1

As the Summer season arrives there is no doubt the highlight is preserving fresh tomatoes from my home garden.  In this post I share the items you will need to preserve tomatoes in your home.

Canning Tomatoes Part 1

This video is from my home garden in 2010.  Video on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/brenhaas

Supply List:

  • 33 quart ( or larger) canner pot kit.
  • 1  – 15 quart or larger ceramic pot
  • 1  – 5-quart pot
  • large spoon
  • ladle
  • slotted spoon
  • tongs
  • new lids / seals
  • recycled canning  jars ( at least a dozen quart size)
  • canning  jar lift
  • canning funnel

NOTE: Always harvest your tomatoes on the day you plan on processing them.  If you have to wait a day store the produce in a cool dry location.

Canning

Part 2 of Canning Tomatoes features easy How-to directions.  I hope you find this canning video useful.

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Happy Canning,

8 thoughts on “Canning Tomatoes Part 1”

  1. Great stuff, dear Bren. I’m amazed how you do it all! My mother was a huge canner and I helped her but she also was an amazing seamstress, vogue patterns (she made all of our clothes and designer coats on a treadle sewing machine), 2 of her talents I did not inherit. I did, however, inherit her love for cooking and gardening … so all is not lost on me 🙂

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    • well…. my floors in the house are swept but they are due a good DETAILED scrub! That is the secret to doing all the canning, seeds, greenhouse,veggie garden and all. THANK YOU JOEY. 🙂

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  2. Bren,
    I love your videos! Great job! I enjoyed seeing you in the garden and you shared valuable information. I’ve never canned vegetables before but I may after I finish watching your series!

    Shirley

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  3. Great job Bren!

    My wife does all the canning around here and does it pretty much like you’ve got it videoed here. I got a recipe for homemade catsup this year and my wife made some, DEE LI CIOUS!!

    (I noticed a yellow strainer in your sink, we have one just like that.)

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    • That yellow strainer is from the early 70’s. It came from my Dads’ kitchen and he use to use it to do canning too! Great eye TC – thanks for the memory. Isn’t this the best time of year? Thanks for leaving a comment!

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