How to Can Bell Peppers – Easy Recipe

canned bell peppers

True confession – this year is the first year I’ve grown enough peppers to preserve. Usually, our peppers end up being stringy, tough, and bitter – something that I have learned is the side effect of too little fertilizer, poor soil, and cold weather that doesn’t allow the plants to mature properly. However, this year … Read more How to Can Bell Peppers – Easy Recipe

Cooking and Canning Blackberry Jelly – Old-Fashioned Goodness

blackberry jelly

As a little girl, I used to visit my grandma and grandpa’s farm on the weekends. The place was very picturesque complete with cows grazing in the pasture and an old tire hanging from a tree limb that served as a joyous swing for my siblings and I. Grandma was always cooking yummy things up … Read more Cooking and Canning Blackberry Jelly – Old-Fashioned Goodness

How to Make and Can Vegetable Soup Step by Step

vegetable soup cover

With the fall months quickly nipping at my heels, I am beyond ready to start canning up my favorite winter soups. A family favorite is homemade vegetable. My kids and husband love reaching for a jar off the pantry shelves during the blusteriest parts of winter. Nothing beats a hot bowl of homemade soup when … Read more How to Make and Can Vegetable Soup Step by Step