Old Dog, New Tricks...

ceresone(missouri ozarks)August 14, 2007

As one lady on the Harvest forum found out , you're never too old to learn. She discovered, after 30 years of canning, she was cutting her tomatoes wrong!!

I have a few years on her--so I've been doing it wrong longer. Dont cut your tomatoes top to botton(quarter) to remove seeds, which if you do before hand, lot less seeds to deal with! Cut crosswise--just takes a scoop of your finger on each half to remove seeds. I do mine over a seive--juice strained, ready to can--and lots less cooking down time for pizza sause, etc.

Course, probably smarter people than me already do this--LOL

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oakleif(z6 AR)

Here's an old dog that did'nt find out in time. Oh well! i'll pass this along to my DD,S.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2007 at 10:38PM
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Marian_2(Z6 ARKozarks)

Hmmmmm, I never remove the seeds.....regardless of what I an doing with the tomato.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2007 at 7:51AM
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gldno1

I vote with Marian. I never remove seeds.

    Bookmark   August 17, 2007 at 3:46PM
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ceresone(missouri ozarks)

I make a lot of tomato paste, pizza sauce, barbeque sauce, etc--and I have a hubby with dentures-so I remove all the seeds I can, unless I use the Vitamix.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2007 at 7:58AM
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gldno1

Of course, since we moved to this farm (1992) I haven't raised enough tomatoes to have to worry about much canning!! I need to do something different next year.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2007 at 8:05AM
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