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Pickled Radish Pods

Radishes. They’re temperamental at times. They can grow into beautiful orbs of peppery goodness¬†or you can turn your back on them and they can bolt, leaving you with harsh, hot and practically inedible roots. But don’t despair! Just let those … Continue reading

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Canning Homemade Beef Broth

I don’t know about you, but I just love it when I can make something that is cost efficient, tastes better that anything you can buy and makes your kitchen smell divine! Yesterday I found a beef soup bone on … Continue reading

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Still Have Jalapenos? Can For a Cowboy!

My garden overflowith with peppers. All kinds of peppers. Hot, banana, sweet and everything in between. I have pickled many-o-jars, preserved some in oil and even dehydrated a bit. And yet they keep coming! Well I came across a canning … Continue reading

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Ugly Duckling Tomato Sauce

Does everyone remember the fairy tale of the ugly duckling? The poor thing wasn’t liked so much because he wasn’t “beautiful”? Have you noticed that the trend for produce has been the same? If that head of cabbage isn’t formed … Continue reading

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A Literal Meltdown … Or Three

Today started like any other day. I ran a quick errand with a friend this morning and headed home to get a full day of priorities completed. On the top of that list was preserving the fresh garden goodies that … Continue reading

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My Days Are Scheduled By My Garden

It’s funny how this time of year, I find myself rearranging appointments or other obligations because I had a larger harvest than expected. Or my peppers are getting soft. Or I need more jars… Those that don’t grow their own … Continue reading

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Those Frustrating Canning Moments

If you’re a home canner or preserver, you know what I’m talking about. It’s hard work to can your own food. When something goes wrong, it sometimes feels like you wasted a lot of time and effort on that project. … Continue reading

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