Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
As awesome as a fresh tomato can be, there's only so many BLTs a person can stand (or so I'm told). If you want to preserve that fresh flavor for winter months, you can always can your tomatoes - even without a pressure canner!
Home canned fruit sometimes has a tendency to float. This is not necessarily an indication of food spoilage or poor canning procedures but it can be visually disturbing. Come see why this happens!