Category Archives for "Canning"
One of the best things about holidays is getting together with family and having a huge feast. One of the worst things about the holidays is that you probably … Read the restRead More
The day after Thanksgiving, most people’s refrigerators are so full with leftovers that getting to door shut requires the family engineer to play Tupperware Jenga with all of the containers … Read the restRead More
As the name of this website implies, we like to keep things nourishing and natural. I recently spent some time reading up on store-bought pectin and I was very unhappy … Read the restRead More
Strawberry season is in full swing. Now is the time to stock up on those delicious vivid red berries!
Some strawberry trivia: Strawberries are not actually a fruit, but … Read the restRead More
It’s that time of year: your refrigerator is stuffed to the point that you have to lean against the door to close it and you never want to see another … Read the restRead More
Here is the step by step for how to can marinara sauce. It’s easy, healthy, and delicious, and a great way to make use of a bounty of tomatoes.
Homemade … Read the restRead More
An added bonus to the Thanksgiving holiday feast is the boon that it can give to your pantry. If you have some jars and fresh lids, your kitchen already contains … Read the restRead More
The crisp autumn chill signals that it’s time to walk through the crunchy leaves back to the garden to harvest your pumpkins. If you don’t have them growing in your … Read the restRead More
The leaves are beginning to turn, the air is crisp, and the current harvest is root vegetables. This week the focus is on carrots, crisp and sweet, straight from the … Read the restRead More
It’s apple season! This is without a doubt one of my favorite times of the year. I love it when the house is fragrant with apples and cinnamon. A visit … Read the restRead More
A major challenge when living from your stockpiled foods is getting enough fruits and vegetables. Without produce, your family can be at risk for nutritional deficiency diseases like scurvy and … Read the restRead More
Pears are a late summer delight. Sweet, juicy, and easy to eat, they are ready in abundance right now. If you don’t have a pear tree of your own, be … Read the restRead More