What to do with 5 gallons of tomato juice?! Tomato soup!

After our tomato canning extravaganza, in which we roast the tomatoes first…then strain juice, and pressure can them, we were left with over 5 gallons of tomato juice….what to do!!!! Thankfully, we purchased an 18 quart slow cooker last year….and I found a lovely tomato soup recipe….sooooooo We filled the slow cooker with tomato juice,…

The yearly tomato canning extravaganza…

It begins with our trip to moses farm, in eagle bridge ny for pick your own tomatoes (& peppers)…..this year it was raining, but that didn’t stop us! All in all, we ended up with 7 bushels of Roma tomatoes, 2 bushels of red peppers, and 30 heads of cabbage…. We process by halving and…

September is here….

Back to homeschooling has begun, cooler weather…..and way too much stuff to can and get in the freezer. We’ve had busy days and nights! Not a lot of time for updating, but here are some pictures! Potato harvest! Winter squash is in (will plant more next year!) Lots of greens to deal with…. Back to…