I spent this weekend at my parents so that I could hang out with friends on Saturday evening and wth my mom on Sunday. I had a good time and ended up staying yesterday too just to hang out wth the dog and run some errands. I've been telling my mom that I wanted to learn how to can tomatoes like she does. It's something that her mom taught her and I think it's important to learn those types of things so I can pass them on. It's what keeps families going. On Sunday I canned tomatoes and made apple pies! I love hanging out with my mom doing these kinds of things because she is so good at teaching me. We started with the tomatoes, it's quite a process but well worth it when you can have your own home grown tomatoes in the middle of winter.
It's basically a process of sterilization and sealing the jars that pays off as you hear the jars pop as they are cooling. That signals that the seal is good.
I had a great time with my Mom this weekend!