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#1 of 2 Old 08-29-2012, 09:29 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Newbie here...I used up a load of tomatoes tonight to make sauce.  I had a 1 quart jar that only filled about 2/3.  I figured we would use that in the next few days but do I still process it in my boiling water canner or do I just cap it, let it cool & put it in the fridge?

 

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PS-I am using the Ball recipe (straight from the book) for tomato sauce...


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I'd just let it cool on the counter and put it in the fridge if it'll be used up soon.  If not I'd add water and can it and when I went to use it I'd probably use it in something like sauce or soup that'd be simmered a long time and could use the extra water.


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