Home Food Preservation – 10 Ways to Preserve Food at Home

Home Food Preservation – 10 Ways to Preserve Food at Home

There’s never been a better time to learn how to safely preserve food at home. Home food preservation helps you stock up and save money, whether you’re growing your own food or buying in bulk. It adds variety to meals, and the flavor of home preserved foods can knock the socks off of most commercial…

Peach Jam Recipes – Peach Vanilla and Fuzzy Navel – Easy, Less Sugar
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Peach Jam Recipes – Peach Vanilla and Fuzzy Navel – Easy, Less Sugar

Each year we buy a couple of cases of peaches from the local Knight’s of Columbus fundraiser. Some are eaten fresh, but quite a few are preserved for later. These low sugar peach jam recipes are an annual tradition. (We also enjoy¬†Peach Raspberry Jam.) We make up at least one batch of each peach jam…

How to Store Strawberries 12 Ways – Plus Tips to Keep Berries Fresh

How to Store Strawberries 12 Ways – Plus Tips to Keep Berries Fresh

Perfectly ripe strawberries are yummy, but strawberries also top the “Dirty Dozen” list for highest amounts of pesticide residue. We’re lucky enough to have an organic strawberry farm nearby that uses no pesticides, so when strawberry season comes around, we stock up! How to Store Strawberries for Fresh Eating or Year Round Use In this…

Canning Questions Answered – A Great Canning Resource

Canning Questions Answered – A Great Canning Resource

As a beginning canner, there are often canning questions that come up that might seem obvious to experienced food preservers, but aren’t so obvious when you’re starting out. I’ve teamed up with some of my blogging friends (Chaya Foedus from Pantry Paratus, Janet Garman from Timber Creek Farm, and Diane Hamilton Coe from Peaceful Acres…