Category Archives: canning

Homemade Ketchup and Canning

I specifically grew lots of tomatoes this year so I could try my hand at making ketchup.  I messaged my cousin, who has been canning for more years than I can remember, and she said romas were the best to … Continue reading

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Peach Bourbon Vanilla Jam

Oh my! This stuff is awsome.  I don’t even remember why I looked at the recipes but glad I did.  There are several versions of this on the internet.  I used those and combined the recipe on the pectin boxes … Continue reading

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Homemade Apple Sauce and Apple Butter in a Crock pot

So what is the difference between apple sauce and apple butter?  About 5 hours and a cup of sugar.  When looking up recipes for homemade apple sauce and apple butter that is the only difference I could find. For my … Continue reading

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Beautyberry Jelly

“Yummy” is all I can say about my first batch of Beautyberry jelly.  Now I know why Green Deane says “I make Beautyberry jelly nearly every weekend it is in season”.  I went foraging with Green Deane a year ago … Continue reading

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Pump & Seal – Wonderful Find!!!

For quite a while I had been looking to purchase a food type of sealer.  Not because I wanted to seal bags but because I wanted the lid attachment for sealing canning jars. I just couldn’t bring myself to pay over $100 … Continue reading

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Pressure Canning Homemade Coconut Milk

I drank a cup of my homemade cocoa with organic cow’s milk and later thought I was going to die.  I guess I am lactose intolerant?  I don’t have issues with milk cooked in products just drinking it, so I … Continue reading

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One Chicken – 3 Uses and my Pressure Canner

OK, OK, OK I know it’s about time I use my pressure canner.  I had one before and it sat so long that I finally got rid of it.  It’s probably been a year since I purchased the one I … Continue reading

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