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Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop: A Great Place To Dry Herbs Indoors

Look where I like to hide my drying herbs. This is a great way to hang bunches and bunches of plants to dry without having them hanging all over your house!

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How To Can Squash & Zucchini

Summer squash and zucchini are so super easy to can. And so pretty too! You’ll have a taste of summer all winter long!

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How To Harvest & Preserve Basil

So you’ve got a beautiful basil plant growing… now what do you do? Here are some tips for harvesting leaves, and a few ways to preserve your harvest for future use.

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How To Can Chicken Broth (Chicken Broth Recipe)

I finally tried making homemade chicken broth, and then canning it, for the first time! Let me tell you… it is SO easy, and super, super good!! Way better than store bought. There’s no going back now!!

Preserving Food, The Homestead Life »

Let The Canning Begin!

Time to break out the canners and blow the dust off. It’s harvest time!

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Canning With Dehydrated Foods

The recipe called for fresh green peppers and a rib of celery… but all I had were dehydrated ones from last year. Could I substitute them in? See what I discovered…

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Honeysuckle Jelly Recipe

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!

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How To Can 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…