Homemade Tomato Sauce

Tomato sauce: I'm dreaming of a red winter. WHAT a red winter! But winter is white not red. Yup a red winter. Guess I have some splainin to do.  Yes,…

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Canning Stewed Tomatoes

FALL: golden leaves, shorter cooler days, sweaters, and canning stewed tomatoes season. Surprised you with the last one didn't I. I know almost no one cans anything anymore. No time,…

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Best Homemade Jarred Salsa

I just had the best homemade jarred salsa and chips for breakfast. The plan was to add the salsa to a glass of tomato juice, blend it up, pour it…

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How to Make Jam

Over the years, I have made thousands of jars of jam and jelly. I've also made more than a few batches of berry syrup. That's what I call jam that…

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Sweet Freezer Pickles

https://youtu.be/vMDwO8yghggSweet Freezer Pickles stay crisp and crunchy in the freezer. The sugar replaces most of the water inside the cells of the pickle slice. As a result, the cells don't burst when…

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Make your own Blueberry Juice

How to make your own Blueberry Juice:  Blueberry juice can be hard to find and expensive to purchase.  Make your own blueberry juice using this simple recipe.  A quart of…

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Best Strawberry Jam Ever

Strawberry jam the essence of early summer condensed into lovely jars of sweet, sticky, delicious jam. Strawberry jam, ready to be eaten straight up with a spoon, spread on a…

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