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 […]
This sugar-free strawberry jam was very easy to make. Around 35 minutes from beginning to end. No pectin, and I added some chia seeds for added nutrition.
Apple pie is an American classic, a family favorite, and just a bit time consuming to make. Find out how it can be more enjoyable than ever before to make with this easy tutorial on How to Can Apples for Baking. Also included is exactly how to use your canned apples to make the perfect […]
Sometimes it’s just not worth the time to drag out the waterbath canner for a few jars of pickles. Refrigerator pickles are perfect for small batches, and they will retain their crispness better than canned pickles, too. The same basic recipe can also be adjusted for fermenting or canning in larger batches when your cucumber […]