5 Things to Do with Those Extra Tomatoes
Tomato harvest season in Iowa is nearing its end. That means, if you're a gardener you're going to have lots of them to use up in the near future. You may already have plans for them, but if you're looking for ideas, here are a few.
It's getting cooler, and you'll feel better about heating up the oven to cook. Homemade pizza is always a delicious dish, and fun to make together as a family. Chop or dice up some of those tomatoes--or onions, green peppers or mushrooms, and throw 'em on top.
Definitely a go-to food this time of year for most people, and no good chili recipe is complete without tomatoes. Share yours with us.
Make your own salsa!
Share the fruits of your labor all summer with friends, neighbors and co-workers who can use them for their own recipes.
None of the above can happen if you don't have the tomatoes preserved and saved in the first place. Canning is a popular trend, which takes a little bit of work but it's worth it not to waste the work you've already done.