Friday, September 05, 2008

Salsa redux...

So I made another big batch of salsa tonight, because I still had a boatload of tomatoes that were going to go bad unless they got used...quickly. I could have given them to people at work, but why, when I could spend hours slaving making salsa?

Why? Because there are now an additional 9 pints that we will be able to give away or use ourselves! And there is no salsa yummier than this. None.

Actually, I had to do it in two nights, because to do it all in a day is too much. So last night I cut up the tomatoes, the onions, the yellow bell peppers and the cilantro.

Tonight, I minced the seven cloves of garlic and three kinds of hot peppers (nine peppers in all), and added the salt, pepper, sugar, vinegar, lemon juice and cumin. It turned out very nicely, and the best part was that out of the canner, it took less than six minutes for the jars to seal. Excellent!

3 Comments:

At 12:15 PM, September 06, 2008, Blogger Michelle Ann said...

Did I read..."give away"?

Me first, me first!!!

 
At 10:27 PM, September 08, 2008, Blogger Marc said...

michelle: you'll have to come pick it up, but I'll put a jar aside for ya. :) you'll have to keep it from craig, though, b/c he's a guy and he'll try to eat it all in one sitting. :D

 
At 12:34 PM, September 09, 2008, Blogger Alan said...

I have lot's of tomatoes now too...

So what's the receipe for salsa, I tried one once, was awful...

Just a good Salsa receipe, I'm way to chicken to even think about canning.
tks.

 

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