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Kitchen Gift Guide: Homemade Bread Recipes, Mason Jar Cookie Mixes and More
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites As we prepare for the holidays, I always take a day to make gifts from the kitchen to share with friends, teachers and co-workers. One of my …

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A Rhubarb Juice Recipe for Canning

Add to Favorites (Works well for small children suffering from constipation.) By Maggie Laverman Here is the canning version of a rhubarb juice recipe that is useful for young children suffering from constipation. …

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How To Make Sauerkraut

Add to Favorites By Linda Baccei This is a method I adapted that combines getting things started with dry salting and then using a brine solution as needed. You will need a large …

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A Guide to Using Steam Canners
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites Steam canners have been around since at least the early 1900s, but for many years the United States Department of Agriculture maintained that steam canning is unsafe. …

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Choosing and Using Canning Lids
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites Artwork by Bethany Caskey For canning food in jars, only lids designed for the purpose will provide a safe seal. Lids for home canning come in one of …

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Why Can?
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites By Gail Damerow Whether you are a veteran home canner, or have just begun taking your first tentative steps into preserving your own homegrown food, you already know …

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How To Select Canning Jars
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites By Gail Damerow Canning jars come in two main categories, depending on the diameter of the opening. A narrow mouth jar, also known as a regular or …

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Store Salad Greens for Later Use

Add to Favorites By Anne Hart Lieb, Ohio — Storing salad greens has been an issue for many gardeners, because green leafy vegetables normally do not respond well to canning, drying, …

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Fill Your Pantry With Help From Mother Nature

Add to Favorites By Gail Reynolds — Worried about how you’ll be able to supply the household food needs this winter without breaking the bank? You can fill your winter pantry …

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In a Jam?

Add to Favorites By Ellen J. Pilch — Ever find yourself in a jam for a homemade gift idea? Instead of waiting until the last minute and being forced to buy …

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The Secret to Good Pickles

Add to Favorites By Beth Kramer – A wise homemaker clued me in to the success of pickles — your water source. The minerals in water can interfere with the pickling …

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Homemade Pickled Beets

Add to Favorites By Jerry Hourigan I watch the Food Network channel a lot and I have yet to see my old buddies Alton, Ina, Paula or Rachael ever add …

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Canned Apple Pie Filling

Add to Favorites We have a recipe for canned apple pie filling we have used for years. A few comments first. A grocery bag of nice apples will do about …

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Reader Tip: A Fast Way to Preserve Whole Tomatoes

Add to Favorites Dear Countryside, I remember my mother and grandmother canning “stewed tomatoes.” To do so they boiled water on the stove and ran cold water in the sink. …

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Congrats on the Harvest! You Did It!
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites A successful gardening season means you’re probably drowning in produce right now. And you don’t want it to go right into the compost pile. So how do you …

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