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Canning Potatoes

Canning potatoes is a great way to preserve them! Here’s an easy tutorial on how to can potatoes at home.

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Pickled Figs Recipe: “Christmas in a Jar”

These “pickled” figs are canned in a sweet brine of sugar, cinnamon and cloves. They’re better than candy. If you have access to fresh figs, you have got to try this recipe!

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How To Freeze Potatoes

When you have an abundant harvest and don’t have time to can it all at once, freezing is another great option for preserving potatoes.

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10+ Reasons To Learn To Can Food Now!

Eleven good reasons why you need to start canning NOW. PLUS, a $5 off coupon code for the DVD: At Home Canning For Beginners and Beyond. Don’t let fear hold you back from learning this valuable skill.

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Cherry Picking: Preserving Cherries, PLUS How To Use Cherry Pits!

Freezing, dehydrating, canning- so many ways to preserve cherries! You can also use the seeds for many things… just don’t eat them!

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How and When To Harvest and Store Carrots

Here’s how to know when it’s the right time to harvest your carrots, how to harvest them properly, and what to do with them to keep them fresh longer. Plus, an experiment in cellaring them in a cool crawl space under the house.

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Keep Ginger Root Fresh For Months

I’ve kept my store-bought ginger root fresh for months with this very simple method- no refrigeration necessary!

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Pickled Onions

I ended up with a large harvest of tiny onions, so I thought I’d experiment with preserving them by canning pickled onions. Here’s how they turned out…