Mid-summer is always an exciting time as the fresh produce becomes available! It’s been a very long time since I’ve canned tomatoes (besides last year’s salsa which I’m going to do again today!) – so I’m feeling nostalgic and remembering my beautiful veggie garden that I used to have many years ago back home on Manitoulin Island.
I’m blessed to have the ability to order fresh organic products from Farm Bound – based here in lower BC, so I took advantage of this and ordered a large box of beautiful roma tomatoes. My home smells amazing right now with the aroma of my italian tomato sauce simmering on the stove!
I don’t bother peeling, coring, or de-seeding my tomatoes — cuz waste, right? Why throw pieces of nutrition and fibre away? (Recipe to follow once this is all done)
Today (& yesterday), have been perfect days for canning! Wide open windows delivering a nice cross-breeze……heavenly, I tell ya! And that view……(I love it here).
Tunes blasting……mind wandering to future meals and recipes……..*sigh*……pure bliss in this moment……And if you’re curious to what I listen to on days like these, here’s my ‘BC Days’ YouTube playlist for your listening pleasure if you’re so obliged:
It’s time to place these canned tomatoes out to cool, and get busy with my tomato sauce!….and salsa……and strawberries!!!!
Wishing you all a very safe, and blessed Civic Holiday!
Peace & Love, from the North Peace Region of BC! xo