Canning

Kim on July 23rd, 2009

Our local fruit stand had cases of beautiful bing cherries, so we couldn’t resist spending a couple of days canning.  With purple fingertips, we stemmed and pitted 40 pounds of cherries and turned them into pretty jars of Cherry Pie Filling, Cherry Jam, Cherry-Boysenberry Jam, Cherry-Raspberry Jam, Cherry Vanilla Bean Syrup, and plain bottled cherries […]

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Kim on April 25th, 2009

Since we purchased our pressure canner last year, we’ve wanted to try canning meat.  We love the idea of being able to store meat from the cuts that we like to reduce fat and mystery meat.  And, we can buy meat in bulk when it’s on sale and have a way to store it long-term outside of […]

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Kim on October 5th, 2008

Our local fruit stand had beautiful apples and peaches this year, so we have devoured about a case of each and preserved several other cases in a variety of ways.  We flash froze some of the fruit for smoothies, and bottled apple and peach pie fillings and Spiced Apple Syrup (with diced apple pieces…yum!).  We used […]

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