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How To Can Honeysuckle Jelly

May 14, 2011 – 3:40 pm
Honeysuckle Jelly

I love this stuff!! It’s pretty awesome to go pick wild flowers in our backyard and make a delicious jelly from them. Even the kids had fun gathering the sweet honeysuckles!

How To Can Orange Juice

January 16, 2011 – 8:37 pm
canning orange juice

This may be the only place where you will find a recipe for canning fresh orange juice. And there’s a good reason why…

How To Can Bread. Quick Breads That Is.

January 6, 2011 – 9:00 pm
canned pumpkin bread

Talk about a GREAT convenience food!! Fresh tasting quick breads straight from your shelf for up to a year. And you don’t even have to have a canner to do this!!

Is It Safe To Can Your Homemade Chili, Soups, and Stews?

January 2, 2011 – 8:33 pm
Vegatable Beef Stew

Do you can your own homemade soups and chili? Or do you tend to stick to a tried-and-true recipe straight out of a canning book?

How To Dry Herbs

December 28, 2010 – 6:24 pm
dried herbs

Here’s a cool way to dry fresh herbs, and keep them dust free while they hang!

How To Can Apple Pear Jelly (From Juice and Peels)

December 8, 2010 – 6:14 am
pear jelly

Since I couldn’t find a recipe for Apple Pear Jelly anywhere, I thought I’d do a little experiment of my own!

How To Can Glazed Carrots

December 5, 2010 – 6:31 pm
canning glazed carrots

Here’s a yummy alternative to just canning carrots in water!

How To Can Pomegranate Jelly

November 30, 2010 – 9:24 pm
pomegranate jelly

Fresh pomegranate juice is SO delicious and good for you. If you ever find yourself with an abundance of it, try turning that juice into pomegranate jelly! You won’t regret it. Here’s how…

How To Store Avocado By Freezing

November 28, 2010 – 8:33 pm
how to freeze avocados

Looks like freezing avocados is the only way to preserve them. Here’s exactly how to do it!

How To Can Baby Carrots

November 22, 2010 – 9:17 pm
tattler lids review

A step-by-step tutorial on canning carrots. *PLUS, a TATTLER Reusable Canning Lids GIVEAWAY! Contest has now ended. Congratulations to Melissa at Kids and Canning Jars!

Apple Fruit Roll Up (Fruit Leather)

November 3, 2010 – 5:15 pm
homemade apple fruit roll up

This is such a wonderful, healthy snack to make for your family. And anyone can do it, no dehydrator necessary!

How To Can Peach Pie Filling

November 1, 2010 – 5:58 pm
peach pie filling

Here’s another way to preserve those yummy fresh peaches!! You could also use frozen peaches in this recipe as well.

How To Can Applesauce & Apple Jelly From The Same Batch

October 5, 2010 – 1:59 pm
canning applesauce

How to make delicious apple jelly and homemade applesauce from one batch of apples! It may take a little time, but it’s really not hard at all, and so worth the benefits!

How To Can Grape Juice- The Easy Way!

September 28, 2010 – 11:36 am
canned grape juice

I love this recipe! It’s super easy. No cooking, no squeezing, no juicing… and it tastes so fresh!

How To Make Grape Syrup *UPDATE: Success!*

September 15, 2010 – 6:07 am
grape syrup

Instead of a how-not-to make jelly, it’s a how-to make syrup instead… ’cause that’s what I did.

The Spaghetti Sauce Flop

September 10, 2010 – 5:50 pm
spaghetti sauce (Medium)

I used all of the tomatoes I’d grown and saved from my garden, and spent hours making this sauce. How did I mess it up so badly??