Mixed berry jam is perfect for this time of year. The strawberries are just wrapping up for the season, the raspberries are abundant, and we’re starting to see some blueberries on the low bushes. None have appeared on the high bushes, but they’ll be here before we know it. This is the recipe I make, […]
Steam canning seems hard, especially if you’ve never canned. This post explains it for the brand new beginner and details out the need-to-know steps for this lightning fast way of canning for the modern kitchen.
Kids can be picky, but this post shares 5 complete canning recipes that are sure to please the kids in your life. Think jam with no seeds, tasty strawberry lemonade concentrate, crisp, lunchbox friendly carrot pickles, and more.
Do you have to simmer your canning lids? Get the facts on this controversial issue in this post to save time and get a sealed jar every time!
Do you need to sterilize your jars before canning? You do, right? Nope! This post will share the facts about when you need to sterilize and I’ll tell you; it isn’t often.
Did you know the history of home canning is really a war story? Or actually, a many-wars story. Napolean’s war, the Crimean war, the American Civil war and the Franco-Prussian war, all helped develop the art and science of canning. An army marches on it’s stomach and canned tins full of food helped these armies […]