Canning tomatoes – whole or halved – is an easy way to beef up your food storage. They can be added to any many recipes for flavor and color.
Canning whole tomatoes will increase your self reliance and decrease your food waste. Save at the store by using your own home-grown tomatoes throughout the year. The USDA Canning guide shows you the best practices for how to can tomatoes.
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Fill hot jars with hot tomatoes or with raw peeled tomatoes. Add the hot cooking liquid to the hot pack, or hot water for raw pack to cover, leaving 1/2-inch headspace.