made into salsa (recipe here)
11 quarts, 1 pint canned (1 quart eaten on baked oatmeal already and its juice frozen into popsicles because that quart did not seal and I desperately need that refrigerator space);
4 pints salsa;
6 freezer bags, 2 c. each
The 1/2 pint jars to the left of the peach salsa are pimentoes - more on that later. I put in an order for a bushel of tomatoes and then a friend called and offered corn. Yes, I created this tyranny of the produce because I don't have a garden that is pouring all this bounty into my kitchen, but still, I'm feeling a little faint at the amount of work ahead.
that sounds delicious! I'm hoping to can pears - my family Loves pears! the peach salsa looks wonderful! my Babe would love that too : )
That's brilliant. Makes my couple of jars of blackcurrant jam look positively paultry.I'd like to be more thrifty but I need more input on how to go about it......best keep reading your blog!
Florrie, welcome! I started more than 10 years ago with just freezing applesauce and that only a few boxes. You have to work up to these things, I think. And kudos on your black currant jam - I consider actual real cooked jam a fiddly feat (I make freezer jam).
Every summer of my childhood my grandfather would bring my grandmother 2 bushels of fresh, local peaches and have her put them up "in freez-tainers". His wonky little word still makes me smile and laugh when I think of it.
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