Canning & Preserving

Kim on May 31st, 2011

If this site and many others online haven’t inspired you to put some effort into building a well-rounded food storage supply and learning to use it, I think this article on the global food demand will add some encouragement. I found it scary initially, but then thought, “Isn’t this why we’re trying to be […]

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Kim on September 23rd, 2010

Photo from Taste of Home Fresh peaches are my favorite fruit. So, after I’ve eaten my fill of the harvest, I like to find some way of preserving that fresh, fruity flavor for the rest of the year.  I think adding homemade items to my food storage is a treat, and I don’t want canning […]

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Kim on September 10th, 2010

I am picking up 2 cases of peaches and a case of apples tomorrow from my local produce co-op with plans for canning and drying this weekend.  If I run out of steam before the fruit is canned, I may freeze some for smoothies too!  So, it was necessary to reclaim some freezer space.  I […]

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Kim on July 13th, 2010

I’m planning a canning day for berry syrup and some pickling.  If you have any favorite recipes to share, please do.  I’m looking for a syrup that’s a little bit chunky and somewhere in between syrup and pie filling. I’ll post photos and recipes soon!

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Kim on April 21st, 2010

  If you rotate your #10 food storage products, like I do, then you may have found yourself looking for creative uses for your collection of empty #10 cans. (You can’t bring yourself to throw them out, can you?  Me neither!) I found this clever idea from for a Family Home Evening lesson (complete with […]

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