Passata

4 oz celery

4 lb tomatoes (assorted, ripe, from the garden)

2 green onions

bunch of fresh oregano, more fresh basil

simmer at low temp for 45 minutes (after bringing to a boil)

remove from heat, allow to cool for ten minutes.

use wand to pulse it evenly

tested, and per Kim added 1/2 tsp. of salt.

back on heat to simmer again, then jar

made total of 3 pints (1 quart jar, one pint jar) which I topped in-jar with some olive oil.

hot water bath for 20 min.

beautiful : http://silviascucina.net/2012/07/18/easy-home-made-tomato-passata/

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My New Toy

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In the mail today, I received a “box full of awesomeness” – my first ever fruit press. I plan on putting it into action pressing some apples for cider tomorrow morning.