Tomatoes,Tomatoes and more tomatoes……………

Large Plum tomatoes which I will use for roasted pizza passata
Large Plum tomatoes which I will use for roasted pizza passata

It is amazing how long it takes to process 213lbs of plum tomatoes before they start to deteriorate. Last year the tomato harvest

Sweet garlic dill pickles ready to pack!
Sweet garlic dill pickles ready to pack!

occurred over a month and half period ,but this year everything seems to be ripening at the same time. It is awesome to have so much wonderful produce,but so little time to complete this herculean task.

10lbs of grapes that still needed to prepared for cooking
10lbs of grapes that still needed to prepared for cooking

In between preparation of the tomatoes and  roasting them, I am trying to make jelly,jam,pectin

Home made apple pectin made with Wealthy apples
Home made apple pectin made with Wealthy apples

and pickles……….But the bounty will soon decrease and the pace will slow…….I hope.

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maryws

Quilter,teacher,canning wacko and farmer.