Preserve Apples for Year Round Use 17 Easy and Creative Ways
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Preserve Apples for Year Round Use 17 Easy and Creative Ways

Apple season is one of my favorite times of the year. Whether you have your own trees or enjoy the bounty of local orchards, you can preserve apples to enjoy year round. I’ll share the easiest way to preserve apples, best storage apples, and lots of creative apple preserving ideas. We have about a dozen…

5 Ways to Preserve Peaches – Plus the Easiest Way to Peel Peaches
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5 Ways to Preserve Peaches – Plus the Easiest Way to Peel Peaches

Each year I preserve peaches in a variety of ways, stashing some for us to enjoy and some to use as gifts. In this post I’ll cover the easiest way to peel peaches, as well as canning, dehydrating, freezing, peach jam and freeze drying peaches. My youngest loves peaches, so we stock up every year….

Freezing Fresh Green Beans With or Without Blanching, Step by Step Instructions

Freezing Fresh Green Beans With or Without Blanching, Step by Step Instructions

Freezing fresh green beans is a quick and easy way to preserve them for later use. We’ll walk you through how to freeze green beans, step by step, with or without blanching. Whether you’re freezing pole beans, bush beans, yellow beans or other snap beans, the method is the same. You need about 1-1/2- to 2-1/2…

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…