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Why I Preserve My Own Vegetables

Written by Jackie Stevenson BS, DTR

This is a follow up to a post written over the summer, Canning: Effectively Preserving Your Harvest.

I canned a whole boatload of veggies from the garden this summer, including several quart-size jars of green beans. 352 more words

A Visit from the Farmhouse

Hey all! How are we doing on this Thursday morning? I am toodling along. Laundry is going, plans for supper are made, and now I’m sitting down with you. 129 more words

Everyday Stuff

Canning: Effectively Preserving Your Harvest

If you’ve seen our post on freezing veggies but aren’t satisfied with that temporary preservation method, canning may be for you. For beginners, freezing is the best way to start. 1,130 more words

Peachy Keen

Do you have 5 hours? No, not to read this post, but to can your own peaches? That’s about how long it took me to can 8 pint jars of juicy peaches. 123 more words


Mason Jars For Everything

The little one keeps his art supplies in our large laundry room – it’s one of the great features of our 80’s contemporary – right off the kitchen. 256 more words


Strawberry Margaritas with Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Big, huge news!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We have the permit for our house!!!!!!!!!

I can’t freaking wait to get started on building our house. I feel that this moment has taken forever to get to. 1,063 more words

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