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 […]
With cranberries on sale right now, this is the perfect time to put up cranberry sauce for next year! This recipe includes port wine and whole cinnamon sticks for an unforgettable side that everyone will love. Get the recipe now and stay a step ahead for next year’s holiday season!
I don’t know about elsewhere but New England has had an excellent year for apples. We were able to glean tons while at school in Vermont this fall from abandoned old trees and people who simply had too many to process. These five methods are simple ways of preserving apples for use throughout the year.
Applesauce is incredibly easy to make and can. People often recommend starting with jams, jellies, or pickles if you’re new to canning, but believe me…applesauce is so much easier! Pickles will go soft and jams and jellies are deceptively easy to mess up. I have had them fail to set, and I’ve also had one […]
It been pretty busy around here lately. The hubby getting a bull moose during hunting season and processing 900 or so pounds of meat will do that. Between processing, hanging, cutting up roasts, grinding hamburger, etc, etc, we’ve been busy. Last processing job? Canning moose meat. Get moose canning instructions here!
Wondering what to do with all the cantaloupe? Can you dehydrate it? Bottle it? What’s the scoop on storage in the cold cellar? Find the answers to these questions, plus learn how to freeze it here.