Strawberries – Their history, nutritional info, canning ideas and more… Want to feel like royalty this summer? Try bathing in strawberries! Madame Tallien, of Emperor Napoleon’s court, did it! Just kidding though…that’s a lot of strawberries you could eat instead. Yum! But really, today we are throwing it back to dirty...Read more
Tips, Tricks and Techniques
Tips, Tricks and Techniques for home canning.
Home canning has been used as a safe means of food preservation for centuries. Many may not know this, but home canning as a way of food preservation dates back to the Napoleon War era starting in 1803. In a nutshell, Napoleon was losing the war on the front line...Read more
Dehydrating herbs to use in everyday cooking and canning Where did the idea to dehydrate garden companion herbs start? It starts with your garden planning which includes natural pest control. Herbs make excellent companion plants throughout the garden because their aroma deters pests from invading your precious crops. For instance,...Read more
Utensils for Home Canners We have come so far in technology from when I was a kid it just amazes me! Even something as simple and inexpensive as a magnetic lid grabber makes adding a lid to a jar so much safer. It was always a struggle fighting to get...Read more