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A Few Cantaloupe Recipes

I’ve tried all of these recipes and the one we really like is Cantaloup in Lemon or Pineapple. Cantaloupe gets a bit mushy sometimes so use not-quite-ripe melons for canning. We like canned cantaloupe but some don’t so try it … Continue reading

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Home Canning Sausage

 
 
 
 
 
 
This is a jar of my home-canned sausage. My husband’s Grandmother taught me how to can it using grease instead of broth or water. The grease, lard in this case, keeps the sausage tasting like sausage and keeps the typical … Continue reading

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Roasted Pumpkin Butter

Here is a repost from last year…… pumpkins are coming in and this Pumpkin Butter is a requirement around here! 
Pumpkin Butter is one of those things that, to me, doesn’t sound all that good. But it really is! Its so … Continue reading

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Homemade Strawberry Jam

Heaven in a jar.  Strawberry Jam is my favorite. I make it the old fashioned way; no powdered or liquid pectin.  I use fresh lemon juice and lemon peel for the pectin, just like my Grandma did. Its really handy … Continue reading

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Canned Apple Pie Filling – New Recipe

I’m bringing this post up from the past. Its a great recipe and there is a link to a somewhat different recipe.
Well its new for me anyway. Here is my other recipe which uses quick cooking tapioca as a thickener.

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Dehydrating Corn and Green Beans

 
 
 
 
 
 
For years I have dehydrated all kinds of food for my family.  Fruits, vegetables, herbs, meat and even complete meals are on my regular dehydrating list.  Two vegetables that I have always dried without using the dehydrator though were Green … Continue reading

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Everyone Needs At Least One

A Thermos, that is.  You really do need at least one and preferably a big one. There are so many things you can do with a Thermos including cooking in it. Thermos is a brand name of a product known … Continue reading

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Free eBook with Pear Recipes

Here is a short, FREE eBook with pear recipes and tips.
FREE Pear Season eBook

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