I LOVE canning jars. I've seen them as vases, crayon holders, candle holders, baking cakes in them, lamps and many other things. But I rarely see them actually used for canning purposes. My grandmothers and aunts can vegetables and fruits, but I never have. I'm endevouring to change that. I want to make use of my buckets of tomatoes in the Summer and when the Ohio tundra months are upon me, what would be better than opening a jar of garden grown tomatoes for my soups and stews?? Or applesauce for my "The only fruit I will let past my tonsils is applesauce- daughter."
Here's where the problem lies.... I'm kind of serial library fine offender..... And there's this one librarian who I try desperately to avoid..... because oh if looks could kill and/or ban someone from the library forevermore, she would so do it to me. I'm convinced she lives there, because I always manage to wind up in her line. Every, stinkin' time. And I then have to pretend that there is something very wrong with the toes of my shoes, so as not to look her in the eyes. She's probably starting to wonder what kind of woman returns books and cd's months late and has serious foot issues.
Solution- The internet. Its a beautiful thing. Lay it on me! All your canning tips. I want to hear them. Youtube links, I want to see them.