How to Can Dry Beans • The Prairie Homestead
For me, one of the keys to cooking real food is to have a pantry stocked with real food ‘building blocks’ that I have prepared ahead of time. I always have a supply of homemade broth/stock, home-canned tomato sauce, applesauce, pickles, and multiple other items. It makes it easy to put together a real-food meal without […]
Step-by-Step Guide: Freeze Fresh Cabbage Heads » Homesteading Where You Are
Do you have cabbage in your garden you need to preserve? Instead of trying to cook it all now, learn how to freeze fresh cabbage heads. It's easy!
Canning Corn: Better Than Store-Bought Canned Sweet Corn!
Canning corn at home is a good alternative to freezing it all. Save some freezer space and create convenience for easy meals and side dishes. All you need to know!
Making Amish Peach Jam
John came home Sunday with a bag full of beautiful free peaches. We usually visit a local orchard where we purchase culls for $5-$7 per box. They're perfect for making jam. I had it on my "to do" list--but I sure like "free" better! His timing couldn't have been more perfect, because just last week on the Amish Stories blog, there was a recipe for Peach Jam that I wanted to try. It was made with Jello instead of fruit pectin. I always have Jello around, and fruit pectin has gotten so…
Recipe: Jayme’s Chicken Noodle Soup
I’m on a mission to make a really good homemade chicken noodle soup. This is recipe #1: My version. I have yet to try to make the version my mom does. This one is loosely inspired by hers …
How to Make Strawberry Jam: Hot Damn, This is Good Jam
How to Make Strawberry Jam: Hot Damn, This is Good Jam I made a batch using this recipe. Total awesomeness in a jar!
How to Make Your Own Giardiniera (Italian Pickled Vegetables)
This recipe for Italian giardiniera is a condiment made with mixed vegetables like cauliflower, onion, and carrots that are pickled with spices.
Watermelon Jelly Recipe – Food in Jars
When I think of fruits that are good for preserving, watermelon is not one that immediately springs to mind. Truly, it’s not something I would have even considered putting in my jam pot, had it not been for a request from my fellow former Slashfoodie, Stef from Cupcake Project. She was trying to find a […]
Easy Blueberry Jam with Chia Seeds
30 Minute Easy Blueberry Jam Recipe ~ Say good-bye to store-bought jam loaded with preservatives and sugars. #healthy #sugarfree #blueberry #jam
How To Can Milk For Storage Without Refrigeration
How I can milk for storage without refrigeration. It's easy to do, and a technique used by many for long term milk storage.
These Budget-Friendly Ground Beef Recipes Are So Easy To Make Any Night Of The Week
It's time to branch out from burgers.
Meals In A Jar; Sloppy Joes
I have a 12 day Mule Deer hunt coming up next week. In preparation, I was trying to come up with self contained meals in mason jars, to save on my finite cooler space. One of the first things I tho…