When canning with little people, especially a few of them, you just never know what is going to happen or what you might learn from the process. We began canning our strawberry jam for the first time ever and I had so much fun with my kids helping in the kitchen. I’m looking forward to […]
We eat a lot of chokecherries fresh off the branches. The rest we use to make juice and jams. One of our favorite combinations is strawberry chokecherry jam–it’s a must-make every year.
Easy, delicious homemade red pasta sauce recipe. Make a big batch and can the leftovers. Perfect for that HUGE tomato harvest.
Stop buying store bought ice cream toppings filled with artificial flavors and preservatives and make this decadent topping instead. Easy to make and will last a long time when you properly water bath can this recipe. It is a family favorite on top of vanilla ice cream and vanilla cheesecake slices for dessert.
Water bathing is a super easy way to learn how to can. Although you can’t water bath low acid foods, there are many high acid foods that ca be water bathed. It’s one of the easiest, safest and healthiest ways to preserve your food for long term storage. There is nothing better than opening a […]
We recently (finally) purchased a stove for the new house and I am thrilled to be able to cook and bake normally again. The only catch is it’s propane and not electric. We chose it on purpose and I don’t have any problems with cooking on propane but canning was a whole new game. I […]