Monthly Archives: September 2013

Still canning

Whew! I have 20 pounds of pears that are ripe all of a sudden. I picked them up on Monday and they were close but not at that perfect sweet point. They are now. So, I am canning again. Pear … Continue reading

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Year-end (almost) notes

I figure I better make a few notes about the garden while I’m thinking about it. And I’m procrastinating other things so of course I should write on here. Sweet Peppers: Need to go in sooner or get started inside, … Continue reading

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Frost dates

9/20 is our average first frost. Funny because last night was the closest it has come to freezing in a long time. We were down into the mid-30s last night. A certain Fall chill this morning. It is wonderful although … Continue reading

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Canning Tomato Sauce with Photos

A note about the photos: You may biggify if you would like more detail. Finally my process for canning tomato sauce: I throw all my tomatoes in my big stainless stockpot. You want stainless so it doesn’t react with the … Continue reading

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More canning tips and tricks

This last week I’ve been working on getting some good pictures of my canning process for you. In doing so I’ve been thinking about my process more in-depth. There are all sorts of tips, tricks, and gadgets that make life … Continue reading

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Canning Photos Will Come

I promise. They are on the camera and I am working on the post for those. I will be walking you through my steps of making tomato sauce. I figure it is one of the things I make the most … Continue reading

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Canning

I have been getting asked about my canning and preserving quite a bit the last couple of days. The best part of that is that it is making me really look at what I’m doing and try to go back … Continue reading

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