A couple weeks ago, the hubby and I both bought a 10 pound bag of carrots, unknowing the other had also bought carrots. We ate and ate and ate carrots with almost every meal, until carrots were no longer all that appetizing. So with 10 pounds of carrots still remaining and being in the homesteading […]
Both crabapples and apples are in the Rosaceae family, and members of the Malus genus. Crabapples are small trees often reaching about 15-to 25-feet at maturity. The fruit is under two-inches in diameter and the flavor is very tart. Transform the tart flavor of crabapples into a delicious homemade crabapple jelly. Crabapples have enough natural […]
I had two lovely, organic lemons gracing my kitchen window sill. Instead of just letting them go bad, I decided to make myself a tasty treat, homemade lemon curd. Get the recipe here! Includes canning instructions too!
Not all of us have time or space to can our harvests. I don’t even have space to keep the equipment needed to can, let alone the jars. So, I often need to find other ways to preserve my berries. Last summer I took the kids to a you-pick farm and we got LOTS of […]
Preserving The Harvest: PEAR PRESERVES – Don’t Waste Those Precious Pears, Make Delicious Preserves And Enjoy That Sweet Goodness All Year Long! RancherMan loves the pear preserves typically made by a close friend so I called her up & asked if she would share her recipe with me. Being the sweetheart that she is, she […]
Make a cheap caper substituent using pickled nastrium seeds and see if you can tell the difference!