My mom and I canned salsa this past Sunday, courtesy of my garden. As we have not canned for some time, it was a bit of a 3-ring circus, but what fun! I cannot begin to describe the excitement and satisfaction one feels at the end, when the jars announce they are properly sealed with a cute lil 'ping!' We have bread-and-butter pickles as our next canning project.
The ingredients all ready to go (the Corona is optional):
The salsa must be cooked prior to canning:
Our equipment, sterilized and ready for surgery:
Boiling the jars:
Viola! Our finished product: