Category Archives: canning

Salsa Time!

Our kitchen has been under renovation this summer so we were doing minimal cooking in August. Thankfully, by the time tomatoes were overrunning the kitchen there was enough back in working order to make salsa.   Our favorite recipe (Annie’s Salsa) … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, canning | 1 Comment

Thursday’s Kitchen Cupboard

Here’s the first canning of the summer for me. I made relish with onions, peppers and cucumbers. I’ve also been oven-roasting tomatoes, then freezing them on the cookie sheet. Then I pack them into jars and return them to the … Continue reading

Posted in canning, cucumbers, Eating the Harvest, tomatoes | 1 Comment

Signs of Spring

The first snowdrop Sorrel sprouting Rye grass greening Chickens enjoying the rye grass Sap simmering on the stove Maple syrup in jars Spring has begun!

Posted in 2012, canning, Chickens, flowers, Food & Recipes, Herbs | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

December Canning

Finally, I’d seen a bag of limes in the discount produce the day before at the store. I decided I’d be able to find something to do with them. I looked through a few recipes and one for Lime Curd … Continue reading

Posted in apples, canning, cherries, currants, eggs, Food & Recipes, Fruit, lime, recipes | 8 Comments

Cider Jelly

Last month I made a double- batch of cider jelly.  The recipe comes from a book called Preserves.  As I wrote when I shared another recipe from this book, I like the inspiration, but the yields are listed in pounds … Continue reading

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