Canning season is getting closer, and it is time to get ready! If you’ve never canned before, you need to gather the essential supplies to get started. Don’t worry; it’s easier than you might think. You want to know what is necessary and what is just nice to have. No one wants to spend moneyRead more
*This ad contains affiliate links that come at no extra costs for you. Chicken broth has dozens of nutritional benefits. Instead of purchasing cartons and cans from the store, learn how to can chicken broth at home! We often make batches of chicken broth for soups. I try to make homemade chicken and dumplings atRead more
We are in the middle of prime green bean season, where our plants are overflowing. Canning green beans allows you to put them up for casseroles and easy side dishes later in the year. Canning green beans is different than canning jams and jellies. You will need a pressure canner; a water bath canner cannotRead more
*This post contains affiliate links that come at no additional cost for you. Each day, I see articles floating around encouraging dangerous canning mistakes that could cause someone to get sick. If you happen to make one of these mistakes, you might regret it. Canning is fun and exciting. There is something so refreshing andRead more
While canning jellies and jams are one of my favorite activities, it is important to understand how to do so correctly. There are a lot of misunderstandings about what is safe for canning. Today, we are going to look at why acidity matters for canning. The Role of Acidity in Canning I get a lotRead more
When the homesteading whim hits you, there is a chance you won’t be in the prime location for it. Perhaps you are stuck in an apartment in a large city. Or, you might live in the country but are lacking the financial means to create a homestead. That’s ok! You can practice homesteading skills ANYWHERE.Read more
Are you intimidated by canning but really want to make your own strawberry jam? This is the recipe to try!
Do you have a surplus of strawberries? Here are 5 creative ways to can strawberries you need to try!
Preserve summertime in a jar! Try watermelon jelly; it is delicious!