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?
At the last food swap I went to I got a large box of indigo rose cherry tomatoes. I was going to dehydrate them but then I decided to make tomato paste & dehydrate it.
My favorite winter-defying tomato products for canning.
This homemade tomato paste is magnificent stuff. Once you’ve concentrated 3 pounds of fresh, sweet, peak-summer tomatoes down to about a cup, you have a flavor that makes you feel like your brain might short circuit. Via Gilt Taste.
Hard frost is here, so it's the last round of canning for tomatoes in Minneapolis. Here's an easy way to make tomato broth and tomato paste from the same batch of tomatoes.