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
Canning strawberry jelly is one of my favorite things to do during the summer, and strawberry jelly is one of my favorite jelly recipes! I always look forward to strawberry season every year. There are so many things you can make from fresh strawberries. Strawberry lemonade jam, strawberry lemonade concentrate, strawberry mango jam, strawberry rhubarb pie…Read More Canning Strawberry Jelly
How to Can Orange Jelly I wanted to try some new jelly recipes this summer. I’ve always wanted to try making homemade orange jelly, and I wasn’t disappointed with this recipe for making mandarin orange jelly. It actually tastes like orange marmalade, without all of the extra texture. It’s really good! It’s now one…Read More Canning Mandarin Orange Jelly