Canning mandarin oranges is one of the easiest waterbath canning projects. The hardest part is simply removing the bitter white pith from the orange orbs before popping them into a can and processing them — whole or in slices. This recipe is frugal, fun, healthy, and perfect for saving a bit of sunshine (and vitamin […]
There is no comparison between a homemade canned pie filling and a store bought filling. Canned fillings are loaded with fruit and you can adjust the seasonings to your taste. Pie fillings are not just for pies. They are great toppings on a yellow cake, pound cake, cheese cake, or ice cream. They also make […]
Pressure canning is a little intimidating. But it only feels that way until you’ve done it a time or two. I promise it will be completely normal to you in no time! Canning potatoes is a great way to get started with pressure canning as it’s one of the easier things to work with. In […]
We can everything that we are able to in our home. Dry goods are no exception. Coconut, chocolate, dried produce, everything. And we don’t use an oven to do it. Want to know how we do it? I’ll tell you.
Both crabapples and apples are in the Rosaceae family, and members of the Malus genus. Crabapples are small trees often reaching about 15-to 25-feet at maturity. The fruit is under two-inches in diameter and the flavor is very tart. Transform the tart flavor of crabapples into a delicious homemade crabapple jelly. Crabapples have enough natural […]
So you’ve been freezing green beans since you can remember. But now you’re ready to try them in the pressure canner. Want to see a tutorial? Here’s how I pressure can beans (raw pack method) every year. I’ve included plenty of pictures for you along with a chart for altitude adjustment.