In today’s show I talk about being wise to Harvesting The Summer Bounty whether it is in your garden, in the wild around you or in local u-pick farms or farmers markets. Filling your pantry this time of year is one of the wisest things you can do.
This sophisticated jam is savory, smart, and ideal for canning into tiny jars NOW, and gifting during the holidays. It is delicious on roasted meats, on pasta with a lump of fresh goat cheese, with salty preserves, on poached eggs…try this easy recipe and use either the traditional water bath or modern steam canning directions.
Read this post if you think canning will take you too much time. This post and YouTube video explains how canning actually is a huge time saver for busy moms.
The recipe I am sharing today is for the whole strawberries. These were easy to do, and came out so delicious! They would make an excellent pie or tart filling, or ladled over fresh ice cream. The trick, I learned, is to allow the berries to sit in contact with the sugar overnight. The strawberries […]
Strawberry jam is the perfect preserve to try if you’ve never canned. This recipe is great because it is easy to double or halve and as I like to say, the worst case scenario when making strawberry jam is that it turns out a little thin and you end up with strawberry syrup. Strawberry syrup […]
Preserving doesn’t have to be intimidating! This complete canning guide addresses frequently-asked questions and common misinformation. What is food acidity? What about hot vs. raw pack? How should I sterilize jars and lids? What basic gear is needed? And much more besides! With links to resources and plenty of solid information, this post will give […]