Get ready for canning season now. In this episode I share some of the tools I use for canning, and how to make sure you are ready to “put up” all of your summer produce.
Canning & Preserves
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to purchase gobs of fresh tomatoes straight from the farm for an insanely good price. I came home with all of those tomatoes and canned jar after jar of goodies from them. One of the things I made from those tomatoes was homemade salsa.
This time of year I love visiting the Farmer’s Markets and getting fresh, local produce. I’ll enjoy the summer peaches all year long with this batch of Spiced Peach Jam.
I thought I would take this opportunity to share something I made while we lived in Alaska – Fireweed Jelly. Fireweed is a beautiful wild flower that grows all over Alaska, as well as many states in the Pacific Northwest. If you are lucky enough to have these flowers growing in your area, might I […]
y friend and I went a-pickin’ again this morning, and came back to give her some lessons in making jelly. Here she is crushing the berries in the pot… Straining the rich juice from the berries… Little mama wanted her Mama, while Mama stirred the jelly. Jarring the jelly Hot, hot, hot! “Mrs. Q” made […]