Tag Archives: Canning

Canning Costs- Ways to make it just a bit cheaper..

Last year as I was processing food, and canning this and that.. my mother looked at me and said with a laugh in her voice (after not having been on the farm for eight plus years), Girl you have every … Continue reading

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When things do not go as planned -Sqaush

The first frost has hit the farm, but only in spots.. got to love microclimates..  a little bit here and little bit there .. my poor squash yield for this year is enough to make me cry.. Are you ready! … Continue reading

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Canning Workshop

I was up bright and early to get the farm chores done so that I could hit the road and get there in lots of time for set-up..  It all went so very well. Love the gear, good shoes, comfey … Continue reading

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Workshop Jam’s or Jelly Recipes 2016

These Recipes come out the Bernardin Complete Book of Home Preserving. I am not going into the details of how to water bath can these jams and jellies because this post goes with the hands on training and ideally you will … Continue reading

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Bean Canning Recipe

I have made this recipe a few times now, its still yummy! I wanted to can up a batch of white beans in tomato sauce for the pantry use, so this is a large batch, as I canned most of … Continue reading

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How much Sugar did we use in a year on the farm!

This post is mainly from How much sugar did we use in 2011 with a five year update.. As I dipped into a small dish of yugurt and strawberries as a afternoon snack, I made a note in the farm … Continue reading

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Canning with dried veggies

Its strange sometimes needing to change your ways, on a farm, in some ways you are always changing, always reacting to what is happening and many times it out of your control, the wind pushes the corn over a the … Continue reading

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Just work’in away

So many rasberries need picking every day or two.. perfect still piking the last of the peas, they are almost finished and the beans are in bloom now! the red current are almost finished but the black and white are … Continue reading

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Chunky Tomato Soup Recipe

This recipe is dead simple, easy and fast, but its yummy and great on a snowy winter day where a bright bit of summer put away can be a good thing. Farmgal’s Chunky Tomato soup recipe – using winter Storage … Continue reading

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Winter is coming.. Pantry is loaded.. and I am planning for 2016

Yup, seems like a odd thing to be doing right.. I keep reading homesteading blogs that are all about hay for the winter, wood for the stoves and talking about how much snow they are going to get.. (I have … Continue reading

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