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Offline mrbthree

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uncooked canned tomatoes?
« on: May 21, 2005, 07:49:13 PM »
One more question for today: is there such a thing as uncooked canned tomatoes? I am reading recipes that call for "uncooked" tomato sauce, but I'm wondering if all canned tomatoes products aren't already cooked prior to canning. Thanks for your help.


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Re: uncooked canned tomatoes?
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2005, 07:57:26 PM »
I am pretty sure that the canning process requires cooking the tomatoes (i.e., the tomatoes inside the can must be heated to a level such to kill any bacteria -- which is essentially cooking).
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Re: uncooked canned tomatoes?
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2005, 11:31:24 PM »
All canned vegetables have to be heated to a certain temperature to prevent Botulism.
http://www.canning-food-recipes.com/canning.htm
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