Canning Tips





10/3/2013
An abnormal fear of accidentally poisoning people from home canning mistakes has kept me from trying to preserve my garden and farmers' market goodies. This season, I've decided to overcome my fears and test the waters.
8/21/2013
What to plant in a fall garden and how.
9/17/2013
M-C's newest post has some peach canning tips as well as a few questions for her readers.
4/9/2014
What better destination than farm and wine country!
6/12/2014
Canning jam is an easy way to get your feet wet if you are a beginning canner. They are practically foolproof and don't take long or require any experience. Best of all, they taste delicious!
9/4/2014
Canning ketchup is easy and tastes a whole lot better than store-bought!
10/11/2013
The seeds of my journey toward self-sufficiency were planted years ago when I visited Grandma and Grandpa on the farm.
9/13/2013
Old, old canning jars and how they worked, or didn’t.
1/20/2014
Lori learned to oven can her dry goods to keep them safe from mice this winter, and in the process linked a young man with his great-grandfather.
9/4/2013
Let me share with you the finer nuances of canning using recipes that have been handed through the generations.
9/18/2014
Harvest time has arrived and, as I pick the last of the tomatoes, I have mixed feelings. One of the wonderful things about farming is the lessons you learn along the way.
9/19/2014
Capture summer in a jar - make Spicy Tomato Jam.
11/25/2013
Delicious and beautiful beet relish - tastes sweet, spicy and tart!
10/16/2013
An easy way to make beautiful and tasty pumpkin pickles.
12/17/2013
I canned apple pie filling using the apples from our 'urban foraging' expeditions.
8/27/2014
It's tomato picking time on our homestead. What better way to preserve the harvest than canned salsa?
9/17/2014
Canning relish is very simple. You get to use up excess zucchini and the taste can't be beat!
10/16/2014
Tomatillo salsa is unusual but delicious and easy to make. Tomatillos are easy to grow, too!
10/6/2014
It is always fun sharing a skill with grandchildren, such as food dehydration.
1/22/2014
Rhubarb is a gift that keeps on giving!
10/26/2013
Some of the varieties of free fruits available for the taking. All it takes is a little time, a little work, and some scouting of the area for what grows in your neck of the woods.
7/23/2014
This blog is about handling “suprise” guests on your farm - something new to a city girl. It gives you a quick, simple and traditional recipe to have on hand for unexpected guests.




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