Who doesn’t love homemade Salsa? We often have a pre dinner snack of salsa and tortilla chips, usually with a cold mug of home brewed beer. Here is an awesome Salsa recipe for you to try. Make a small batch to eat fresh or make a large enough batch to can some up to enjoy come Winter. […]
I couldn’t wait to get a pressure canner! But, I’m not going to lie, it was the big scary monster in the room the first few times I used it! Now I can’t image not having it. Check out how I store our chicken stock and save myself so much freezer space!
Have you ever wondered why it is that we are drawn to the pantry and what it is that makes a pantry so intriguing? We recently had a generational “pantry event” in our family – so to speak. It was really awakening as to the depth of pantry stocking and just what a home-canner means […]
I spend a LOT of time preserving our garden bounty. I don’t know about you but I sometimes find myself frustrated by the amount of time I spend processing food in the evenings. Don’t get me wrong, I love preserving food. I just don’t like how inefficient some of the canning equipment seems to be. […]
This is my first installment of a series of posts where I will be sharing everything I have learned about making truly scrumptious and special jams and jellies. I am even going to share a few of my treasured “secret” recipes with you in future installments (just waiting for the fruit to ripen on those […]
Water bathing is a super easy way to learn how to can. Although you can’t water bath low acid foods, there are many high acid foods that ca be water bathed. It’s one of the easiest, safest and healthiest ways to preserve your food for long term storage. There is nothing better than opening a […]