Growing & Preserving Tomatoes

For as long as we’ve had a garden we’ve planted tomatoes! In my opinion, they’re one of the easiest things to plant & fun too! We usually plant Romas or another similar variety because they have more meat and less water making them better for canning. We’ll be sure to include a sandwich tomato like Better Boy for BLTs or simply slicing and eating. And of course, some cherry tomatoes for salads, and a couple of yellow tomatoes or small pear tomatoes because they’re less acidic and we need yellow tomatoes to make Pico de Gio. When it comes time to start preserving them…we have a couple of different options.

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