Category Archives for "Water Bath Canning"

Canning the Thanksgiving Leftovers

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 everything you need to add an abundant amount of food to your stockpile! Turkey, veggies, and cranberry sauce will all make beautiful additions to your […]

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This Week’s Harvest: Apples

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 to a you-pick orchard or farm stand is a great way to spend a fall afternoon if you don’t happen to have an apple tree […]

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Jam 101: How to Make Jam with Whatever Fruit You Have on Hand

Perhaps the very easiest thing to can is homemade jam.  It’s not very expensive, it’s simple, and once you’ve made one kind of jam, others just cooperatively fall into place for you.  It’s a great way to get started canning. The instructions for basic jams are all pretty much the same – you only need […]

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