In my mind, no summer is complete without red, luscious raspberries! When harvest season rolls around, I have a difficult time actually using them. A winter freezer without whole, frozen raspberries is like a bank account without money! I usually talk myself into sacrificing half the berries for a few cordials, a batch or two […]
29 Reasons why you should be using a steam canner! These canners have been recently approved by the USDA and are a huge time saver.
Freezer space is at a premium on our homestead! When I finally invested in a pressure canner I couldn’t have been more excited. While it may seem intimidating, canning your own bone broth is actually a simple process. And in the end you’ll have a shelf stable nourishing food for you and your family.
There is something comforting about having enough food to feed your family for quite a while should the need arise. Growing and preserving enough food to get through a year is a lot of work. It takes organization and discipline to do it. The rewards and benefits that you receive at the end of all […]
During the gardening season, you will see it. Gardens are all around, and many are producing wonderfully, tasty treats already. You have heard of a Farmer’s Market, but have you ever been to a Produce Auction? Here are some tips and tricks on how to survive a produce auction.
As we place the final batch of canning on our pantry shelves, I have to admit that my heart is filled with pride over what is before me. Row after row of colorful jars (472 of them) have been filled with this seasons bounty of organic heirloom produce. Onions, garlic and herbs hang from rafters […]