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Canning: Not What You Think!by  

Written by Anne S, Guest Writer In the "old days", canning was just part of the household routine, a useful way to preserve the bounty of the growing season for the cold dark days of winter. Mothers passed down the... Read More

How to Peel Peaches and Tomatoes for Canningby  

Although I've been canning for 4-5 years now, it was only about 2 years ago that I learned this simple trick for peeling peaches that has made canning an easier task. I was missing out! My 6 year old and I... Read More

Preserving Summer’s Bounty: Making and Canning Applesauce with Kidsby  

Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer In the last couple of weeks, the temperatures have gotten cooler. Fall is definitely on its way. One of our favorite family activities in the fall is apple picking, which leaves us with tons... Read More

Preserving Summer’s Bounty: Considering the Savingsby  

I'm definitely back in the saddle, doing a ton of preserving after a nice little mid-summer break. I went to my local produce market on Thursday afternoon and decided it was high time that I stock up on some of... Read More

Preserving Summer’s Bounty: Recipes and Tutorials to Keep You Busy Until Thanksgivingby  

Preserving season is in full swing! I've taken a brief break from it myself the past couple of weeks, after a busy bout of preserving in July. Now it's time to jump back in with both feet, as I get... Read More

Preserving Summer’s Bounty: Tomato Canning Tutorialby  

I know that canning is a daunting process to many. It was for me, too, until my sweet friend Jen took one summer day about 5 years ago to teach how to do it myself. Once you see how someone... Read More

The Lesson of the Picklesby  

Written by Beth Corcoran, Contributing Writer As I am writing this, I am currently working on my third batch of pickles.  I’ve been buying cucumbers from the farmer’s market and making all kinds of pickles, although garlic dill is definitely... Read More

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