Blanch them in hot water for a minute, then transfer to cold water and the skins will just peel off.
This year we decided to just process them instead of using a Victrola strainer and they were fine.
Here are my peppers and onions cookin' until they are translucent, and then they also were thrown into the food processor.
Here are my spices and such goin' in...
I got such a kick out of the spoon standing straight up. By this time Joel is just rolling his eyes at the pics.....LOL
My POT...seriously one of the best gifts I have ever been given. Thanks Mom.
As you can see we filled 'er up to the brim!
Here are some jars ready to be transferred to the oven to keep warm..
Remember....."Hot jars, hot liquid, hot lids, hot water," and you will never go wrong!
Twenty minutes in a hot bath and they are ready to rest, and YOU are ready to have fun counting the "pops" as they seal.......
While you do THIS massive pile of dishes and such! :)
And while you are doing all of these things, surely ONE of your kiddos will be coloring their face with permanent marker........ it's all part of the canning process.
But it's all good!