The Very Best Tomatoes For Canning (And Why)
Over the last few years, we’ve been taught to believe that the very best tomato is an heirloom tomato. And while many of those gorgeous, homely heirlooms are definitely best for salads, sandwiches, and no-cook pasta sauces, they are actually not the best choice when it comes to canning. The reason has everything to do with water. Part of what makes those heirlooms so delicious is their juice. However, when you select a tomato for canning, you want more meat than juice.
Aug 11, 2014