Italian Herbed Tomato Sauce ~ A Canning Recipe

Italian Herbed Tomato Sauce ~ A Canning Recipe

There is something about this time of year that always makes me question some of my life choices. Have you ever wished you could go back and talk to your younger self? If I could, I would go back to earlier this year and tell myself, “What kind of crazy are you? No one needs […]

Why I Can ~ And Why You Should Too

Why I Can ~ And Why You Should Too

I am often asked why I take the time to can and dehydrate foods during the summer months. Here’s what I tell them, just in case you were interested too. What’s in your jar? The most important reason is that when I “put up” foods at home I know exactly what is in it. I […]

Pressure Canning Rhubarb at Home

Pressure Canning Rhubarb at Home

Rhubarb is one of those things that I hated as a kid and discovered I liked as an adult. It is a perennial that has a fairly short season during April and May. In the Northwest US they can sometimes get a second harvest in the fall. The taste reminds me of tart apples with […]