Old, old canning jars and how they worked, or didn’t.
Winter is finally ending and the hope of spring is in the garden.
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.
M-C's newest post has some peach canning tips as well as a few questions for her readers.
The seeds of my journey toward self-sufficiency were planted years ago when I visited Grandma and Grandpa on the farm.
We are not impulsive people. We are also opposites, so it is not like us to both want the same thing and at the same time. Yet, here we were, both wanting to buy a piece of land that we had only read about on the internet. Twenty acres with a small red barn.
Let me share with you the finer nuances of canning using recipes that have been handed through the generations.
An easy way to make beautiful and tasty pumpkin pickles.
Delicious and beautiful beet relish - tastes sweet, spicy and tart!
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.