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Canning Apple Pie filling

Who’s ready to do some canning? This week I have made canned apple pie filling.  Apple pie filling has many uses.  Apple pie, obviously.  Apple tarts.  A topping for pancakes or yogurt.  I made turn-overs.  They were not my prettiest work, but they were tasty!       Apple pie filling is fairly easy to make.  …

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Get your Can on….Candied Jalapeños and a canning link up

Once you’ve read my post, please check out Allie’s post she’s made a  vegan tomato sauce! Also, link up with us! We’d love it if you did! Two weeks ago, I was standing in the kitchen wearing latex gloves, staring at 6 pounds of jalapenos wondering what I got myself into. I’ve worked with jalapenos …

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Lake time, canning and R.O.U.S.

We went to the lake on Sunday. We’ve got a little (8 seat) boat, so with the temp over 100 F. again we made a run for the water. It was nice. We live in an area of Texas near a number of boat worthy lakes. It’s been hot, it’s been dry (very little rain), …

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Canning your own salsa

This was meant to post tomorrow, Friday. I made a mistake though and marked it as June 1st not July 1st and it e-mailed all the sweet folks that get e-mail notifications about my blog posts…so one day early…here ya go! My blog friend Andrea over at From the Bookshelf posted this great salsa recipe, …

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Two new cookbooks and a canning House Party™

I’m super excited, the two canning books I ordered got here today! Yay! I have done a bit of canning in past years, mostly bell peppers and jalapeno. I can not wait to dig into these books and broaden my canning knowledge. Canning for a new generation has recipes like ” Fried okra with black-eyed …

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Boozy Fruity Goodness

My bloggy friend Tanya over at Chica Andaluza posted about a wine based Boozy Christmas Fruit about a week ago. I’ve mulled the idea over and decided to give something similar a go. I’m not a fan of fruit cake. Is it wrong to admit that? I’ve tried many versions and none of them entice …

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Spiced Tea Mix

I love spiced tea. It’s one of my favorite holiday drinks. It is warming and spicy goodness in a happy little cup. Making spiced tea is fairly easy. Here’s what you need to make your very own spiced tea. This recipe will fill about 2 pint-sized canning jars, with a bit left over…you know, for …

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Giftable Hot Cocoa mix…

Is there anything more comforting on a cold winter day than Hot Chocolate? I’m going to go ahead and say NO. Gifting a lovely jar of homemade cocoa mix is always usually a hit. Who loves it? Kids, especially with whipped cream on it Teens, gah…they just like it…’kay Adults, because you can add liquor …

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Cake in a Jar

The idea & post for cake in a jar is courtesy of a question on my Facebook page. Making teacher or co-worker gifts that will impress (not to mention survive the trip to school/work) isn’t always easy. Cake~ baked in a canning jar fits the bill perfectly. Here’s what to do….. Cake mix…make your own …

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Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub

Some gifts are about food. About filling a tummy with gooey goodness. Other gifts are about pampering someone you care about in a non-foodie way. Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub is one a great way to pamper the crafter, gardener, baker, person who likes pampering in your life. Making your own sugar scrub is so easy. …

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