Autumn garden harvests during September and October can contribute to making the most delicious recipes! As the leaves begin to fall and the weather begins to cool down, more time is spent indoors snacking during the day and feasting with family during the night. That sweet scented aroma of baking pies and breads fills the […]
Do you have to simmer your canning lids? Get the facts on this controversial issue in this post to save time and get a sealed jar every time!
Did you know the history of home canning is really a war story? Or actually, a many-wars story. Napolean’s war, the Crimean war, the American Civil war and the Franco-Prussian war, all helped develop the art and science of canning. An army marches on it’s stomach and canned tins full of food helped these armies […]
Preserving Vegetables to Last All Winter Long You’ve spent months planning, planting, growing, watering, fertilizing and now your garden is producing baskets of fresh vegetables you can start preserving. bet you agree there’s nothing like the flavor of homegrown vegetables along with the satisfaction you get every time you walk through your garden. But now […]
Yesterday was crazy in the kitchen. It is the beginning of true harvest season and that means pleasure in the kitchen with efforts going towards yields that will be enjoyed for months to come. Food prep, drying, freezing, canning, composting, seed saving……all were going on yesterday in our kitchen. Let me give you a flavor […]
Canning homemade tea as a concentrate makes whipping out a pitcher of tea for a last minute get-together super easy. Just add water and go! Learn how to do it safely with this tutorial!