Great Canadian Food Experience; Preserving Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Heirloom Tomatoes

Great Canadian Food Experience; Preserving Our Canadian Food Tradition by Canning Heirloom Tomato Sauce This time of year I’m still neck deep in tomatoes. We grow them all summer, then as we pick them I make notes, take photographs, and try to stay organized before ripping them open to start fermenting the seeds. By the time […]

Canning Tomatoes for the First Time: Some Lessons Learned


Although we’ve now been canning, mostly successfully, for a few years, this year we’ve been taking on bigger projects.  First those pesky peaches and now 3 bushels of blasted tomatoes. We shot this great time lapse video of our twelve hour day that certainly demonstrates the busy-ness but there’s much it is not showing.   Here […]

Twelve Hours of Tomatoes in Two Minutes

                This video is meant to be part of a much larger post about our adventures in canning tomatoes but that will just have to come later in the week as Ryan and I are just too excited to share this. Here is a time lapse that Ryan and […]