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Do you have bushels of homegrown tomatoes? Freeze or can them!

This summer, we are all Ouiser, the character from “Steel Magnolias” who, when asked why she was going around town giving out tomatoes, replied, “Because I’m an old Southern woman and we’re supposed to wear funny looking hats and ugly clothes and grow vegetables in the dirt.”

If you’re growing tomatoes, you know they don’t always turn out round and pretty like the on…

One unexpected side effect of the pandemic is that a whole lot of folks are growing tomatoes for the first time. If you don’t want to eat tomato sandwiches for breakfast, lunch and dinner (although why wouldn’t you?), here are some easy ways to preserve your tomato bounty for use all year long.

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