Think about it, how many of your favorite foods start with just a quart of tomatoes? The answer more than you d think. Of course there s the usual stuff: lasagna, spaghetti, or pizza sauce, but what about hot and sour soup, goat cheese enchiladas, or salmon in sesame crust? Now you can make all your favorite dishes even better. The key is in the first ingredient. Starting with a Quart of Tomatoes will teach you how to can and cook with fresh tomatoes for a taste your family won t be able to resist. With step-by-step guides for canning and prepping your tomatoes, as well as helpful hints throughout the book, even the least experienced canner can learn how to stock her food storage and be prepared for the future. There s even a chapter on what staples you should include in your pantry. But what good is food storage if you don t know how to use it? That s why inside you ll find a wide variety of recipes that all start with one basic: a quart of tomatoes. Try these for starters: African Peanut Chicken Soup Chile Rellanos Crepes Chicken Cacciatore Absolutely Not Hungarian Goulash Kick off your next dinner with one of these healthy, inexpensive, and delicious recipes by starting with a quart of tomatoes.