You really only need a canner, jars, a funnel and a jar lifter to get started canning. But there are so many other tools that will make the job quicker and easier. What should you have in your canning kitchen?
My perennial herb garden is a work in progress. Last year I planted a couple new plants that I wasn’t sure would survive our cold winter. But they’re back as well as all my old reliables.
Is it safe? Is it hard to do? How do I get started? Here we’ll answer all your most important questions about canning.
What are the most useful things you can find at a rummage sale? Rummage sales can be a treasure trove of useful tools and supplies. Shop with an eye to repurposing and making your dollar stretch.
It’s almost the end of summer and here’s my report on the tomato varieties we tried this summer. Which tasted best, which produced the most and which came in last.
Think you have too much zucchini? Are you sending more veggie scraps to the compost pile than to the table? There are lots of vegetables that are hard to preserve (i.e. eggplant, zucchini) or parts that we don’t normally eat (i.e. Swiss chard stems, broccoli and cauliflower stems) but still have nutritional value. Turn them […]