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It’s Time to Make Tomato Sauce (video)

After all this hot weather, our gardens and the markets are overflowing with fresh tomatoes.

I just bought a large box of tomatoes at a farmers market for $10. The farmer said these were for canning to differentiate them from the ones he was selling for $3 a pound and up. They looked the same to me and my husband is about to start making tomato sauce. He looked through the videos on the subject and believes this one will be most helpful.

David Epstein starts with an easy way to remove the skins. Then he suggests various vegetables you can add beyond onions and garlic. They all get sautéed in a little olive oil, then the tomatoes are added, along with a few flavorings. After about two hours of slow cooking you are ready to strain out the seeds and you are done.

What could be easier?

Photo credit: Annalisa Antonini

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4:14PM PDT on Aug 3, 2014

Thanks for Sharing.

3:37AM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

Thanks!

1:14PM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

thanks so much, I feel everything tastes better with tomatoes !!

9:42AM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

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5:07AM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

Thank you

5:10PM PDT on Apr 30, 2012

Thanks for sharing.

4:01PM PDT on Oct 16, 2011

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1:51PM PDT on Sep 18, 2010

I'm making mine tomorrow. And once you go homemade on this it is so hard to eat it out of a jar, you are hooked!

8:03AM PDT on Sep 9, 2010

Yummy thanks and I understand tomatoes are even better for you when they are cooked.

7:55PM PDT on Sep 8, 2010

Great article and video, thank you...

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