How to Can Tomato Sauce: A Rite of Passage in Italian America

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Prepare your home for what’s coming.

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Boil the tomatoes.

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Pass the tomatoes through the food mill.

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Fill the jars with your sauce and love.

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Boil the filled jars to seal the deal.

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Feel the satisfaction.

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Francesca Di Meglio is a veteran reporter who has worked for Bloomberg Businessweek and Ladies’ Home Journal. Visit francescaandantonio.com for her blog.

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