Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Month by month spreadsheet with recipes to help you preserve the best of spring, summer and fall's bounty to enjoy for the whole year.
You Valentines are dreaming of chocolates and roses, but not me. I say 'tis the season to talk tomato. Crazy? Come see...
A chart of complimentary dry and wet flavor "zing" components for common fruits to help you create new and fun signature jam flavors.
Free downloadable PDF to help plan and organize water bath and pressure canning by category. Canning Planning includes area for pickles, tomatoes, jams and salsas. Pressure canning includes area for: soups, proteins, sides, veggies & meals in a jar.
Check out this post for a downloadable Canning Inventory form, links to lots of great canning recipes, and a canning supplies give away.
A preserving checklist: prepare ahead for the onslaught of summer produce!
See what objectives and preservation plans I have in store for the 2012 harvest season.
Step 1 in a three-part series: Make a list of what we would eat if I take the time to put it up.
Part two in a three-part series: Make sure you have enough jars, freezer bags and cupboard space, and make a chronological list of seasonal foods to preserve.
Part three in a three-part series: Put it all together and make a calendar of foods with their quantities and check it every couple weeks as the season progresses to make sure I’m on track.