Monthly Archives: January 2013

Canning 101: How to waterbath can

I’ve been writing this blog as an experienced canner speaking to other experienced canners.  It’s come to my attention that I’ve nothing on here talking about the basics.  So lets do! The first thing I’m going to tell you is … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Town & Country Gardening:
Over Size Vegetables 40 percent or more of Americas Fresh Fruit and Vegetables are never harvested and rot in the fields and orchards. Why is this? It’s caused by You, the American consumer.…

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How to can dried beans

Why bother you ask?  Well, I can get dried beans for usually .10 or .25 per pound, and that’s a dry weight.  When you add in water, and store pricing it becomes approximately a dollar for about a 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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How to can sausage

Over the weekend, my husband and I were re-organizing the big freezer (it’s a bi-annual event), and pulling out anything that was a mystery for near future pitch or use.  We got done with that, but then, because I wore … Continue reading

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How to make lemon cleaner

This is the long awaited (o.k., only a coupla days) lemon cleaner post.  I’ve had several folks asking after it and here it is! This is what I do with all of my lemon peels, after I’ve exhausted the other … Continue reading

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