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Post  llama momma on 9/7/2013, 10:50 am

First I have to say a big thanks to the generosity of Herblover, a forum member who so kindly spent hours in my kitchen teaching the fine art of canning tomatoes from start to pinging of lids.   I am still glowing and beaming with happiness and appreciation.  Happy Birthday too!
 
 
This begins my canning journey.  I am certain that somewhere my ancestors are glowing too!
 
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Post  TxGramma on 9/7/2013, 11:43 am

Looks good LM! That's so nice of Herblover to help you out and get you started on your canning journey. I know you will have fun canning lots of wonderful goodies from your garden.
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Post  bnoles on 9/7/2013, 12:10 pm

Those look FANTASTIC LM and then to have personal one on one training to boot. It just can't get any better than that.

Nice job and they look awesome!

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Post  llama momma on 9/7/2013, 12:14 pm

Thank you both!
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Post  Windsor.Parker on 9/7/2013, 2:37 pm

cheers Way to go, llm! I'm hoping to can some toms later this week.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 9/7/2013, 2:58 pm

Excellent! smiles  Congratulations! Did you water bath or pressure can?

I'm a lazy canner and prefer using the pressure canner so I don't have to sterilize everything first. reading 

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Post  Marc Iverson on 9/7/2013, 11:19 pm

Wonderful! Sure is great to have a mentor, isn't it?
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Post  herblover on 9/8/2013, 12:01 pm

It was a fun day LM; and I thank you for the compost and yummy honey.  I am glad I was able to share my knowledge and can't wait to see what you can next!  It is a great bug to catch!
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Post  llama momma on 9/8/2013, 3:44 pm

Thanks Windsor and hope your canning goes well later this week!
 
CC- pressure canning terrifies me even more than beginning with the water bath method, maybe someday, but for now I'd like to master a few more things with the water method.
 
And Marc it was wonderful to have a mentor in my own kitchen.  I finally found my Ball Blue Book this afternoon and although the directions are right there nothing beats having your questions answered on the spot without second guessing myself.
 
And Herblover/Tammy I do have the bug, because now I want to rewind the season and start over with farmer's market stuff I could have taken advantage of too!  Ahh, at least there is next year -- Wink  Thanks again!
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Post  sanderson on 9/8/2013, 4:37 pm

Thanks for reminding me. I haven't received my Ball Blue Book that I ordered. Need to track it down.
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Post  herblover on 9/11/2013, 3:32 pm

My pleasure!
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Post  landarch on 9/11/2013, 10:08 pm

very nice...just think canning was a necessity back in the days to keep large farm families fed through the winter...as well as pickling everything from pigs feet, eggs, veggies, kraut, etc.
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Post  sanderson on 9/12/2013, 2:07 am

Herblover,  The book arrived in the mail yesterday, just as DH and I were leaving for Santa Rosa.  We attended the International Heirloom Exposition all day today, so haven't had time to look at it.
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