Category Archives: Canning

Currents are in for 2015

We have had a few pickings so far this year, will get to weights later once math is done and the white and black in. They are good size this year but the bushes are in need of pruning and … Continue reading

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Pickled Garlic Scapes

This is a very easy and basic recipe.. 3 cups white vinager 3 cups of water 2 tsp of pickling spice in a tea ball or spice bag 2 tsp of pickling salt Tip and tail your garlic scapes, wash … Continue reading

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Minted Scapes- Sweet with a bit of heat

These are made with a standard Medium Syrup, scapes are a low acid food, they must be preserved with salt, acid (vinager) or sugar, or you could ruin them texture wise with pressure canning :P I highly recommend keeping that … Continue reading

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Canning Strawberries in Syrup

Fresh Strawberries, so yummy, but its also time to preserve some of that bounty for later use, Strawberries in syrup is a perfect way to do so.. its as easy as strawberries, sugar and heat :) If you add in … Continue reading

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A Delightful Side Dish- Corn, Bacon and Dandelion Greens

As a lovely side dish it just does not get any more pretty and tasty.. but its also a amazing way to introduce the wonderful slightly bitter free growing green the Dandelion to those that are unsure.. Corn, Bacon and … Continue reading

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Jan canning Overview

Canning Log 2015 8 pints Elderberry Syrup 2 pints Red Current Jelly 2 pints Red Gooseberry Jelly 2 Pints Green Gooseberry Jelly 2 Pints Rasberry-Ground Cherry Jam 18 Pints Beef 18 Pints Beef 18 Pints Beef 9 Quarts Beef-tomato mix … Continue reading

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o those wild tomatoes

Well, the plans for this coming year of 2015 in regards to tomato ¬†are pretty simple.. Four Cherry tomato plants for fresh eating Two tomato plants for fresh slicing or tomato sandwichs The big Patch will be oxheart paste tomatos, … Continue reading

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Apple Season has arrived.. the first bushel was picked this weekend..

A bushel of apples was u-picked at my very close apple orchard, its mear minutes from the farm, there are two within ten min but this one is the closest and has many more kinds, 21 in total, plus plums, … Continue reading

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Garlic Scapes..

Great day Canning yesterday and I have bags of fresh ones for us, I will break them down into recipes and get some photos of meals up as well but this is how I spent most of my day yesterday … Continue reading

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Comfrey, its sure grows very well, I was thrilled to see that it is already in bloom by the end of may, the bee’s will be very pleased indeed, its already well over 3 plus feet in height, I will … Continue reading

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