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Oven Dry Canning 101

May 9, 2019 Sarah Rodriguez 1

Oven dry canning isn’t actually canning. It is referred to as canning because it is the process of putting food up in mason jars for longevity. Oven canning dry foods is not a new technique, […]

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Canned Apple Butter, Step by Step

August 6, 2018 Tom Harkins 2

It’s time to make some delicious apple butter! If you’re lucky, you’ll be picking a few bushels right on your homestead; however, even if you don’t have your own apple trees (yet!), fresh apples are […]

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Blueberry Jam Step by Step

June 5, 2018 Tom Harkins 0

Are you ready to make some blueberry jam? If you’re a homesteader, finding a way to preserve delicious easy-to-grow fruits like blueberries should be a top goal this year. Making jam is easy, inexpensive, and […]

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Dilled Carrots Step by Step

January 29, 2018 Tom Harkins 1

If you’re a homesteader looking to fill up your pantry with preserved foods, dilled carrots are one of your best bets! These pickles taste delicious. Carrots are also plentiful all year round at the grocery […]