If you have wondered about canning, thought maybe you’d like to try it out, but didn’t know how to start, this post, and free canning basics course is for you. I have created and updated a rad little course that teaches a beginner the basics of canning and it is completely free. There are three […]
Canning, by and far, is one of the easiest things I know how to do. That may be because I steer away from complicated recipes, but I find it so rewarding to pick food from my garden or trees and preserving it myself. Many people are overwhelmed by canning, but with a few good pieces […]
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 […]
One of the most talked about homestead skills is food preservation. Preserving your own food can help you to eat local and organic for cheaper and allow you to be more self reliant. Learn the basics of water bath canning and put up some homemade applesauce with this simple recipe.
It wasn’t until 2013 that I really got into canning. My mother is a canning guru and I enjoyed the benefits of her knowledge and skills. I’d send off a basket full of dirty raw carrots and receive back perfectly canned carrots. Although I saw no real problem with this arrangement, I did think it […]