I cannot tell you how happy it makes me to see more and more people learning to can food at home. I have noticed, though, that many newbies proudly showing off their work online are making some mistakes. Totally normal! None of us knows everything about canning when we first start out. But one mistake […]
You can enjoy the fresh flavor of peppers all year long. If you grow your own peppers great! If not, – not a problem. Not everyone chooses to grow a garden or possibly don’t have the time or space. Pepper can easily be purchased at the local farmers market for a small price or even […]
Jam is the first type of preserve that people think of when they think of canning recipes for beginners, for good reason. Jam is nearly foolproof for beginners because the recipes are quite high in acid, making them very safe, and they frequently call for very few ingredients making them fast and simple to prepare. […]
Wish you knew how to can Cabbage Beef Soup? Well now you do. Learn how you can come in a cold winter evening and open up an already cooked and ready to heat and serve bowl of homemade Cabbage Beef Soup. Not only does a quick bowl of hot soup hit the spot, it is […]
This super simple strawberry jam recipe is the perfect place for a beginning canner to start. Three simple ingredients (no pectin), 10 minutes cooking, and 10 minutes processing in a hot water bath equals capturing the most delicious taste of summer for months to come!
Adjusting the processing time of your canning recipe based on your elevation or altitude sounds scary and is enough to make a beginning canner back up her canning jars and stick to freezer jam. Adjusting for altitude is actually very simple, and this post will explain exactly how to make the time adjustments so you […]