When I first started canning, it didn’t take me long to realize how easy it is to can homemade pie fillings. I was soon hooked! I love baking homemade pies during the holidays, so canning pie filling is a no brainer. It’s really easy too! Here are my 6 favorite pie filling recipes for canning.…Read More 6 Pie Filling Recipes for Canning
Traditional green salsa is made from fresh tomatillos. You can find that recipe here. An easy alternative can be made from fresh green tomatoes. They are often easier to find, and it’s a great way to use up extra green tomatoes from your garden at the end of the summer. Ball Complete Book of Home…Read More Canning Green Tomato Salsa Verde
When you’re canning homemade jams and fruits, it’s important to know how much headspace should be left in the canning jar before you process it. What is headspace? Headspace is the unfilled space above the food in a jar and below its lid. This space is needed for expansion of food as jars are processed,…Read More How Much Headspace for Canning?
I have a love-hate relationship with rhubarb right now. It actually is a really hard plant to kill, but for some reason, my rhubarb plants haven’t been doing very well for the last couple of years, and I’ve had to keep replacing them. This year I was fortunate to get enough rhubarb from my garden…Read More Canning Rhubarb Jelly
When we moved last summer, it was really hot and my raspberry plants didn’t get enough water over the summer. We didn’t get many raspberries at all last year, and I was really disappointed. Our raspberries did really great this year, and I was so excited to make jelly with them! This is my favorite…Read More Canning Raspberry Jelly