Tag Archive: preserving

Strawberry Vanilla Jam

  Water bath canner 4-6 (8 oz) half pint canning jars w/two piece lids About 4 lbs of fresh strawberries 1 cup unsweetened apple juice 1 (1.75 oz ) package of Ball No-Sugar Pectin 1… Continue reading

Tomato-Basil Simmer Sauce

  12 pounds ripe tomatoes (about 25 tomatoes), peeled* 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons kosher salt or 4 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2… Continue reading

Parsley Jelly

  Ingredients 2 1/2 cups boiling water 10 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 1/2 cups honey 1/2 (6 fluid ounce) container liquid pectin Green food coloring 2-3 drops for… Continue reading

Bread and Butter Pickles

  Makes 7 pints 4 quarts cucumbers, sliced (about 15, 6″-8″ cucumbers; leave peels on) 4 medium white onions, peeled and thinly sliced 2 quarts ice 1/2 cup pickling salt (regular table salt… Continue reading

Grape Juice

  1/3 c. sugar 1 1/3 c. grapes boiling water 1 Tsp Lemon Juice Bottled Wash grapes. Put sugar,Lemon JC, and grapes in quart jars. Fill jars with boiling water. Pressure cook jars… Continue reading

Bread and Butter Pickles

  Here’s the recipe: Makes 7 pints 4 quarts cucumbers, sliced (about 15, 6″-8″ cucumbers; leave peels on) 4 medium white onions, peeled and thinly sliced 2 quarts ice 1/2 cup pickling salt… Continue reading

Beef Stew For Canning

  Yields 14 pints or 7 quarts 4-5 pounds beef stew meat, cut into bite size pieces 1 Tbsp oil 3 quarts cubed and peeled potatoes (about 12 medium) 2 quarts sliced carrots… Continue reading

Canned Cheese

  Home canned “soft cheese” has better cooking properties than store bought bottled cheese meant for snack food. It contains no preservatives and is more economical than commercial products for cooking purposes. These… Continue reading

Canned Butter or American Ghee

  I recommend canning in a pressure canner 25 minutes or keep in fridge. 1. Use any butter that is on sale. (Salted is better; don’t use margarine.) Lesser quality butter requires more… Continue reading

Zucchini Pineapple (Faux Pineapple)

Ingredients 4 quarts zucchini, peeled (either shredded or cut into 1/2-inch cubes) 46 ounces unsweetened pineapple juice 1 1/2 cups lemon juice (the bottled kind) 3 cups sugar yellow food coloring Directions Mix zucchini with other ingredients in a… Continue reading