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Re: [S-R] OT -- Food Related -- Canning

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  • Caye Caswick
    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
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      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



      --- 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 --
      > if
      > not, I can always boil pasta. My parents were
      > deathly
      > afraid to can anything -- must have had a few
      > whoppin
      > stories -- but their mom's both canned quite a bit.
      > Anyhow, I've got approximately 100 green roma
      > tomatoes
      > in my garden which probably because of the really
      > cool
      > nights -- just will not turn red -- so I'm thinking
      > of
      > 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 --
      > thanks!
      > By the way, I'm leery of the pressure cooking as
      > it's
      > been at least that long (two full generations) since
      > my ancestors didn't have veggies on the ceiling --
      > so
      > I use the large stock pot and plan to only do
      > hi-acid
      > recipes at least until I acquire more skill.
      > Thanks!
      >
      >
      > Caye
      >
      >
      >
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