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Mystery of the Mason Jar

Today, I took a vacation day to can food – now waiting on the spaghetti sauce to cook down some. When the vegetables and fruits are ready, one cannot put it off – unless you want to lose the fruits of your labor. 790 more words

For Shizzle My Pickle

What’s cuter than a pickle? Other than maybe a baby turtle (also green), pretty much nothing.

For me, pickles were a soggy afterthought to a deli sandwich, which more often than not, held its charm for a bite or two before being tossed into la basura. 638 more words

Delicious Plum Preserves

Plum preserves are one of my favorites! My plum harvest was much smaller this year. I’m sure the major pruning we last winter and the drought contributed to the smaller harvest. 1,096 more words


DIY Mason Jar Baskets

Hi Baycreek readers Mike here.

Today we are going to talk about our DIY Mason/Ball Jar Baskets. This project came about when we posted photos of our painted Mason jars… 644 more words

Having a Ball with flowers

I bought three Ball jars at an antique store in New Albany and  decided to use one as a vase.

These pink blooms were growing on the property of an abandoned house in my neighborhood, so I decided to sneak a few from the vine for my decor. 14 more words


Apple & rhubarb spread

I was given some lovely fresh rhubarb stems from a family members garden… They were the green variety! I like different varieties of fruit and veggies :) 232 more words


Super Easy Refrigerator Pickles

Crazy rainy nights and sunny 90 degree days have awarded us with a ton of cucumbers in the garden.  Before I decided to take the plunge and go all out with my first pickle canning adventure, I figured I would get my toes wet with a very easy refrigerator pickle recipe instead.   94 more words