Month: September 2020

Dehydrating Onions for Onion Powder

Dehydrating Onions for Onion Powder

Dehydrated onions are most definitely my number one pantry staple. I use dehydrated onions and onion powder in almost everything I cook.

Homemade Sausage Gravy

Homemade Sausage Gravy

Homemade sausage gravy and biscuits are definitely a family favorite in our home. It brings back some great memories for our oldest boys. Every time they would go visit their grandparents, they would always make them biscuits and gravy. It was and still is their favorite meal for breakfast.

Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar

Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar is a must have in our home. I use it in many of my recipes, drinks, and cleaners. It is a multi-purpose staple. My goal for our home, is to make as many store bought items as I can. The less we have to purchase, the better. I love knowing exactly what is in our foods and cleaners.

Canning Carrots

Canning Carrots

Canning carrots is such an easy way to preserve them, and it makes for a quick side dish.

Canning Basics 101: Q&A

Canning Basics 101: Q&A

Since many people felt the shortage of food over this past year, many people have realized the benefits of home canning. Being able to have shelf stable food for long term storage is truly beneficial for many families. Over the years canning and dehydrating have become less and less of the norm, until recently. Now we are seeing a boom again, and I think it is wonderful to see so many wanting to learn.

Dehydrating Okra-Great for Frying and Gumbo

Dehydrating Okra-Great for Frying and Gumbo

Okra is a staple crop that we grow yearly. My main uses for okra are for frying and gumbo. So dehydrating okra for us was the way to go this year. I have canned it in the past, but my favorite way to preserve it is by far dehydrating it.

Strawberry Fig Preserves

Strawberry Fig Preserves

Every year our fig tree makes the most beautiful figs. Most of them are the size of my palm, and so sweet. Our figs make the best strawberry fig preserve, when I can keep the kids from eating them all! Not to mention how beautiful the jelly looks in the jars! These would make great gifts.

Dehydrating Zucchini and Summer Squash

Dehydrating Zucchini and Summer Squash

I planted SO much over 100 seeds of zucchini and squash in my summer garden. I think everyone of those seeds grew! It was crazy! So it was time to get busy and get dehydrating.

Dehydrating Potatoes

Dehydrating Potatoes

Dehydrating potatoes is so easy. I enjoy having them on hand to use for scalloped potatoes, soups, and more. Here I am going to take you step by step on how to correctly dehydrate potatoes.

Dehydrating Carrots

Dehydrating Carrots

Hello! Thank you for joining me today to learn how to dehydrate carrots. I love having carrots on hand to use in my soups, stews and roasts. Today I am going to take you through the steps on how to dehydrate carrots.


New YouTube video released: How to Can Potatoes

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