This is a recipe I've developed for my family that is pretty similar (but not quite the same) to the most popular picante sauce on the grocery store shelves here in Texas. We had an abundance of tomatoes and onions from our garden this year and I put up 31 quarts of this stuff, which won't last long because everyone in my family begs me for jars of this spicy, delicious sauce. We eat it virtually everyday at my house, and my uncle likes it so well he eats it out of the jar with a spoon! It's not overly hot, as my 75-year-old mother eats it and it doesn't bother her at all. It has just enough bite, but doesn't bite you back. This recipe is developed for canning, and weighing the main ingredients will give you the same product each time you make it. If you skip the cook time you will have a fresh-tasting salsa that is also great to eat. You can, of course, eat it once it has cooked for the 15 minutes or you can can it to put up. It's great either way, but each tastes different. This is a little work, but well worth the effort and puts all those wonderful tomatoes to use. Hope you enjoy it as much as my family does.