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We miss former Make editor Laura Cochrane here on the Craft blog. Luckily, she’s still giving us helpful tips, like this healthy reminder to use up those homegrown tomatoes while you still can, with her Don’t-Let-the-Tomatoes-Go-Bad Marinara Sauce recipe!

It’s the time of year when my counter is overflowing with tomatoes I’ve bought and been given by family and friends.

Last night I noticed the basket of cherry tomatoes I bought were starting to shrivel a little, so I decided to make a delicious marinara sauce to use them up. I also had a few homegrown tomatoes from my parents’ garden, so I threw them in, too

And if you’ve got a lot of tomatoes, you could always make yourself enough marinara sauce to last through the winter by saving your sauce in sterilized canning jars, as described in this great Homemade Chutney recipe.