Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Aromatic

On Saturday, the Pres canned what he calls "sauce."  It is really like a tomato base that we use when we make tomato sauce as the only spices that go in it are whole basil leaves.  He'd picked a five and a three gallon bucket of those red ripe juicy tomatoes and cleaned them all while I worked inside. 

I didn't even stick my head out into the garage until around eleven.  Asking him if he could use a hand, he told me to wait about twenty more minutes.

That was just enough time for me to gobble up a nice tomato sandwich with lots of mayonnaise (yep...the full fat kind!).

We got ten quarts and one pint on this batch.  Next week, we'll do another.

10 comments:

  1. That Pres. is an alright guy. That is exactly the way I do my tomato sauce except I add a teaspoon of minced garlic to each quart. This stuff can be used for anything. I'm having a tomato sandwich (on toast) with lots of mayo for breakfast. Yum!

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  2. A man who will can....gotta love it.

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  3. Mmmm Mmmmmm Good! What a treat that will be this winter!

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  4. YUM!!! homegrown and homecanned!

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  5. Last time we drove by Paul and I couldn't believe how many tomatoes were in your garden!

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  6. So... did you even think of renting him out during harvest time?... I'm just askin'...

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  7. Hey now..we need the recipe! :)
    I'm dealing with an overload of toms right now, any ideas are appreciated.

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  8. I love tomatoes - sauce and sandwiches.

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  9. looks great & nice that he went ahead and did this all on his own... :) nothin' like fresh home made sauce!

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