Wednesday, August 03, 2011

26 and a half quarts

We bought peaches yesterday afternoon. We canned peaches yesterday evening...and night...and beyond. We bought a bushel of very ripe peaches (the price was right!) and they needed to be processed immediately. So, we did. Note to self: next year only buy a half bushel at a time!

Since last Saturday, we have canned 12 pints of tomato soup, 6 quarts of bread & butter pickles, and now 26.5 quarts of peaches. Not a bad start. I still need to can about 30 more quarts of pickles, 12 pints of soup, and about 10 jars of tomato sauce. And then there is the freezing...

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