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 […]
There are many reasons to can your food. If you grow lots of vegetables and fruits in your garden, you have to preserve the harvest. If you want to save money, canning food is a great way to avoid food waste. Or, you can also do it just for fun (it is fun). Well, today […]
There are two schools of thought when it comes to preserving food: canning and freezing. Some only can, others only freeze, I prefer a combination. I will freeze certain vegetables (corn, broccoli), but for a majority of my preserving I prefer canning. Although it is a little more time consuming, I like being able to […]
I love filling my pantry with all the garden, and other homesteady goodness. It makes it so much easier to run to the pantry and grab a meal to go, so I also fill my pantry with home canned beans and soups. Making and canning your own soup from scratch means that you control the […]