Category: Canning

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Cherry Black Pepper Jam

I have been making this jam for many, many years and boy, is it good on a toasted sourdough turkey sandwiches with a bit of cream cheese (or 3 sandwiches if you are Griffen or Berlyn). I can’t say “YUUUMMM!” enough.   When I open a jar, I  know that  it will be gone faster than I can say “cherries!”  We also…

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Preparedness class at Oathkeepers

I was honored to be able to talk at the Chino Valley Oathkeeper’s Preparedness class this weekend! THANK YOU FOR INVITING ME!!! Click the button below to download the PDF of the handout of the class. [sdm_download id=”4316″ fancy=”0″ new_window=”1″] We talked about getting your garden up and going. Yep, this can be essential to getting ready for any disaster…

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Dill Pickled Carrots

My kids are GAGA for anything pickled… They will go through a gallon sized pickle jar in one afternoon. (EEEWWW I can’t stand pickles!) Pickled Carrots are one of their favorites… and such a sweet special treat for them. We buy carrots in 25 pound bags at our house (they love eating them as afternoon snacks)   4 cups distilled…

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When God gives you lemons… and oranges… you make marmalade (or marmalade sauce)

We had a coupon of dozen oranges that were getting old left over from several cases I bough last month. I decided to be smart… and make marmalade.  I don’t even like marmalade, but, I figured… I would give it a go.   I made 2 batches. The first batch… YUMMY!!! Set GREAT!  The kids are using it in sandwiches…