We have all had it happen, the tomatoes all ripen at the same time. And, sometime, the tomatoes have that ugly "blossom end rot". Well, I harvested another basket of tomatoes, probably about 6-7 pounds worth. Not wanting to waste anything, I set about making Tomato Jam.
Yes, I know, sounds awful. But really, you don't put this on toast. You use it as a condiment. More like catsup (or ketchup) however you spell or pronounce it, it is yummy! Around here we use it in place of salsa! So, since I knew I wasn't going to can it, just pop it in the fridge, I thought, why not??
This one, from Delectable Musings, was close to what I remembered, so that is the "guide" I used. Her recipe called for brown and white sugar, the one I had before didn't, so I just used white sugar. Also, her recipe called for Roma tomatoes, I had a variety of reds...so there is more water in these, just makes for a longer cooking time, roughly 90+ minutes.
Have you ever tried Tomato Jam? Do you have a favorite recipe??
Hope to hear from you....