The puree can be used as a dipping sauce by itself (warmed up, thankyouverymuch) for chicken or meatballs. You can serve it on the side with fruit sal...
The tomatoes are peeled, quartered, canned, and waiting for the water to boil. What do I do with that leftover juice/pulp? Here's a pretty good idea, and it will be done before the 40 minutes' processing time is over.
Step 1: Start with the juice
After filling six pint jars with fresh tomatoes and topping them off with juice, I'm left with just less than a quart of beautiful, fresh tomato juice that I don't want to throw out. I put it on medium high heat and start to boil it. Maintain a simmer throughout the mixing of ingredients.