Category Archives: Garden

Pumpkins, Apples, Rasberries, Oh My!

This summer was going to be my summer to finally start my “big garden”.  I’ve always planted lots of herbs and tomatoes but I wanted more veggies so that I could can my own spaghetti sauce, ketchup, and pickles.  This … Continue reading

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Small batch canning–Raspberry Jam

This is how I pick raspberry jam–I hold the container and the branch in one hand and pick with the other–picking 12 pints went really quickly . . . because I had a little help from my friends. Picking raspberries … Continue reading

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Small Batch Canning

I grew up on a farm.  We began canning when the strawberries were ripe and didn’t end until all the cucumbers and corn were harvested.  My job in the canning process was to wash the jars–I was the smallest and … Continue reading

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