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The Basics of Water Bath Canning

Hello everyone,

Canning season is in full swing and I was recently asked to write a quick how-to on canning food at home and I though I would share it with you. 551 more words

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Strawberry Topping, Beetroot, Apple Sauce and More

Over the weekend we got up to a bit of canning, it was half planned, half massively expanded because of cheap produce.
All of the recipes that we used are safe for water bath canning so you don’t need any special tools, just a pot of boiling water to keep the result on the shelf for at least a year. 758 more words

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Ginger Plum Butter

Italian plums will always remind me of my mom when we were growing up, her delight when plum season arrived in the summertime, and her two bite technique for eating these plums out of hand, deftly plucking the pit from the halved fruit and forging ahead with the second bite without a hitch. 389 more words


One year later in August

I just got notice of a new follower to this blog, and though I’d let it lapse in favor of my other one, I got a hankering to write on the garden blog again. 1,335 more words

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Preserving the Harvest 101

Preserving the Harvest 101

a three part series through preserving summer’s bounty of berries, vegetables, tomatoes

Class attendants will gain fundamental canning knowledge and ability. 101 more words

Foraging: Hunting Morels

It could just be me, but I feel like hunting morels use to be this little secret that wasn’t really broadcasted. The locals knew what time to look and would slip into the woods unseen and come back with golden treasure to fry up in a few days for a scrumptious dinner or in Jeremy’s grandma Juanita’s case: Breakfast. 314 more words

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Dưa Cải Chua

Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. -Joni Mitchell

It’s hard to believe in the middle of winter, when you’re so hungry for fresh veg you can’t stand it, but by mid-spring sometimes you can get greens fatigue.

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