Canning Butter - Michael and I have recently been buying up butter when it was on sale. Last time we canned butter (around 2010) it was $1.50 per pound normal price. The butter we recently purchased was $2.50… More
Canning Eggplant “Tapenade” - The best use of eggplant I have found so far. I found the recipe here and boy am I glad I did. We recently harvested 15 gallons of eggplant with more on the plants growing! I… More
Canning Green Beans - Green beans are some of the easier things we have grown in our home garden. Being able to put food up for after season use is very important to us. Canning is the best way… More
Canning Green Tomatoes - Last weekend we harvested 15 gallons of veggies from the garden (again!) and another 5 gallons that went to the chickens. We also spent a few minutes cleaning up our mess.
Canning Jalapenos (not pickled) - It was difficult to find a recipe for canning jalapenos that are not pickled. In the end I chose to can them using the same method as canning other basic veggies like green beans.
Canning Sauerkraut - You can store sauerkraut for several months in the refrigerator without any further processing. If you want to store it longer, or if you don’t want to take up a large space with several jars… More
Canning Southern Style Greens - With my husband traveling over the road trucking our garden was getting a little out of control. 🙂 Not enough people to eat everything. 🙂 Our collards and kale needed a serious haircut, and the cabbage… More
Spicy Zucchini Pickles (Paleo Friendly) - These are the first pickles I have ever made (aside from ketimun). It instantly became my husband’s favorite. In fact, it’s pretty much all he’s been asking for since our zucchini started coming along in the… More