Canning

Homemade Onion Stock

Homemade Onion Stock

Homemade onion stock smells AH-Mazing! I have a batch in my pressure canner as I am typing, and I can’t wait to have this restocked on my shelf. This adds such great flavor to my stews and soups. Along with many other dishes I make.

Spiced Christmas Jam

Spiced Christmas Jam

Spiced Christmas Jam is absolutely delicious. It is sweet with a bit of tartness from the cranberries, a perfect holiday favorite. My family enjoys this over some cream cheese with crackers. This Christmas Jam also makes for a great homemade gift for friends and family.

Quick and Easy Chicken Taco Soup

Quick and Easy Chicken Taco Soup

I think you are going to love this Super Quick and Easy Chicken Taco Soup. This soup has only five ingredients. No, that is not a typo! You probably have everything in your pantry, so you can make this now!

The Absolute Best Homemade Apple Pie Filling

The Absolute Best Homemade Apple Pie Filling

I may be a bit biased, but I really think this is The Absolute Best Homemade Apple Pie Filling ever! Not only that but when you are cooking this your home is going to smell divine.

Super Easy Crock Pot Beef Stew-Using Dehydrated Veggies

Super Easy Crock Pot Beef Stew-Using Dehydrated Veggies

Who doesn’t love beef stew! Especially this time of the year. I know the closer it gets to the holidays the busier we all are. This is one dinner that won’t keep you in the kitchen for very long. This beef stew is the perfect dump and go crock pot meal!

Home-Made and Home-Canned Sloppy Joes

Home-Made and Home-Canned Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes have come to my rescue more times than I can count. After a busy day outside, you can’t beat coming in and popping open a can of home-made sloppy joes. All you have to do is heat it up!

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.

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.

The Best Pickled Okra

The Best Pickled Okra

My pickled okra was a huge hit, so I thought I would share it with you all. This is very easy to make, and you can change it up with different seasonings!



New YouTube video released: How to Can Potatoes

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