Depending on the type of canned tomato and the brand ingredient lists on a can of tomatoes can range from short and sweet tomatoes tomato juice to slightly longer if the tomatoes were processed with citric acid calcium chloride or hellip.

And canned beans are good same with canned tomatoes i really love fresh ones but here in new york there are about 9 months when i cannot grow my own mdash nor can i buy perfect fresh ones at the farmer rsquo s market however good canned tomatoes are picked and canned when perfectly ripe so they are always reliable pantry staples.

The results are in if you missed last week rsquo s post i did a taste test of 5 different brands of sardines to find the best sardines in all the land surprisingly to myself i found out i am down with the sardine and its ilk this is a marvelous discovery for me and hopefully for you because it means i have a whole new thing to eat that is both healthy and cheap.

This particular recipe for canned spaghetti sauce hasn rsquo t been ldquo officially rdquo tested for water bath canning however after much research we rsquo ve found that if you add lemon juice to the jars this recipe is acidic enough for canning tomatoes are in the ldquo gray area rdquo of having enough acidity so they might be just fine on their own.

Olive oil use a bit of olive oil for cooking the onions garlic whole peeled tomatoes i like to use a 28 ounce can of whole peeled tomatoes but you can also use a can of fire roasted tomatoes too full fat coconut milk the key to creamy vegan tomato soup is use full fat canned coconut milk not from the carton it adds a hint of.