Why would you need to label your canning jars? Tomato sauce looks a lot different than maple whiskey peaches, right? It sure does but tomato sauce made with zero jalapeno is a lot different than one made with one jalapeno- just ask my five year old. Raspberry jam, strawberry jam, cranberry lemon jam all start […]
This applesauce canning recipe has instructions for steam canners and water bath canners and links to the best jars for lunch boxes, the best food mill, and the steam canner that I love. This post is perfect for the moms out there.
Steam canning seems hard, especially if you’ve never canned. This post explains it for the brand new beginner and details out the need-to-know steps for this lightning fast way of canning for the modern kitchen.
Kids can be picky, but this post shares 5 complete canning recipes that are sure to please the kids in your life. Think jam with no seeds, tasty strawberry lemonade concentrate, crisp, lunchbox friendly carrot pickles, and more.
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 […]
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.