Tag Archives: Canning

From My Garden to My Pantry

What do you do when you have an abundance of cucumbers? I made pickles. 3 jars of Bread and Butter Pickles 4 jars of Dill Pickles Advertisements

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What can you do? Double sick weekend.

Sometimes when it rains, it pours.  Sometimes an upper respiratory plague descends upon a household.  I ended up with 2 kids at the doctor yesterday.  One child with a sinus infection (the teen) and the other child with an upper respiratory infection (the tween).  Which means twice the coughing and twice the grumpy kid issues …

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Caramelized Onion Relish

This week is the 4th week in the canning link-up Allie and I are hosting. I almost made brandied cherries…next time….maybe. I had a busy cooking weekend.  I bought a small army of onions and jalapenos on Saturday.   I made more Jalapeno Relish and Candied Jalapenos.  I also made Slow-Cooker Caramelized Onions via Andrea- …

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Can it up! Pickles…a how to.

Canning is a wonderful way to keep summer fruits and vegetables for use in the winter. It’s an especially great thing to do if you are trying to live frugally and make use of in-season produce. My bloggy friend Allie of Forgotten Beast and I are going to be writing some very detailed, step by …

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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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Strawberry Freezer Jam

I’m linking up with Alli-N-Son for sweet tooth friday I think I have said before that I am new-ish to making jellies and jams. I’ve made pickled items before, but not many sweet things. I had the opportunity to host a canning party through House Party. I was sent a huge box of canning items, …

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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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Shopping with your community in mind. Meet Lane.

I decided to do this monthly posting in a Question and Answer type format. Meet Lane. 1. A brief intro about you, including your blog info if you have a blog: I am Lane, a working wife/mom. Since having our son, I have been especially concerned about hungry children, and the hungry parents trying to …

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