Category Archives: canning

Applesauce!

Tweet The canning adventure lives on in our house.  Last week my cousin Susan asked if I still wanted tomatoes.  I did, and so did a friend, so I headed out to her house and picked.  She also had apples, … Continue reading

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Because the tomatoes are coming out of my ears

Tweet My tomatoes EXPLODED this year. I’ve canned 28 pints of salsa, thinking that would be the end of the tomatoes. Then I picked these: Since 28 pints of salsa is enough for us for the winter, I decided to … Continue reading

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Canning Dill Pickles

Tweet I made pickles yesterday. It’s an art I learned from my mother and grandmother.  My mom’s pickles were legendary.  She’d make hundreds of jars every summer, mostly to sell at our church bazaar in the fall.  People would wait … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam

Tweet On Friday morning, we headed out and picked these beauties: I haven’t canned strawberry jam in two years, so it was time to do some.  My dad LOVES my strawberry jam, so we picked enough to make some for … Continue reading

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Today I’m teaching you how to can pears

Tweet By know you know I have a love for canning summer food.  (If you don’t, click here, and you’ll see all my posts on canning.  So far we’ve learned about tomatoes, pickles, and salsa!)  Yesterday I canned 19 pints … Continue reading

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Fresh canned salsa

Tweet For some reason, even though the summer was very dry, we still had a bumper crop of tomatoes.  Earlier I was able to can 12 quarts of diced tomatoes, and a week ago I made some fresh salsa. Salsa … Continue reading

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Pickles!

Tweet Every summer when I was growing up, my mom planted TONS of cucumbers.  She’d make pickles all summer long, filling the kitchen with the tangy scent of vinegar and dill.  Her pickles were so good, she’d get orders for … Continue reading

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Canning- it’s not just for old ladies!

Tweet I love planting a garden every year.  This year I planted 8 Roma tomato plants, 10 pepper plants (bell, hot and jalepeno), onions and cabbage.  It’s been a dry summer, so I didn’t have high hopes for tons of … Continue reading

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The fruits vegetables of my labor

Tweet Three quarts of canned green beans! Not bad for the first picking of the summer. These will sure taste good come December! Day 43 Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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