Re: [S-R] OT -- Food Related -- Canning
- UPDATE . . .
The seal . . . WORKED [doin the Happy Dance here].
Thanks to all for their suggestions and recipes -- I
can fry a few, ripen some in paper, and put up some
more . . . I won't give any as gifts just yet, but it
sure is an interesting hobby.
--- Caye Caswick <ccaswick@...> wrote:
> I recently purchased some basic canning equipment --
> and tried my hand at one single quart of tomatoes
> yesterday. I'll know tonight if the seal worked --
> not, I can always boil pasta. My parents were
> afraid to can anything -- must have had a few
> stories -- but their mom's both canned quite a bit.
> Anyhow, I've got approximately 100 green roma
> in my garden which probably because of the really
> nights -- just will not turn red -- so I'm thinking
> canning them green -- any cool recipes from our
> ancestral past that anyone would like to share -- or
> canning tips, tricks, etc. from the Slovak or any
> other perspective? I've found a couple recipes, but
> would welcome something a little different --
> By the way, I'm leery of the pressure cooking as
> been at least that long (two full generations) since
> my ancestors didn't have veggies on the ceiling --
> I use the large stock pot and plan to only do
> recipes at least until I acquire more skill.
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