Tart, sweet, fresh – like having oranges on toast!
Of Course "I Can"
Both Dave and I come from generations of farmers and produce vendors. Home canning and preservation is in our DNA. Here you will find a world of deliciousness - along with tips, tricks, gadgets, everything you can imagine for anyone interested in home canning, production, and storage – for everyone from ultra novice to the most experienced.
Join us in our adventures and soon you too will be saying "Of Course I Can!"
It is almost midnight and I am just finishing up the last batch of Quick Dill Pickles for the day. Two months ago tonight, I wrote about my Late Night Gardening adventure, as I planted cucumber seeds later in the season (and later in the day) than I ever had before. Being unsure how successful [Continue Reading …]
This picture is of a poster that was printed and circulated by the United States Government during World War ll. It was part of a campaign that encouraged people to grow their own “Victory Garden” and preserve what they produced, in order to reduce their dependence on limited food rations. Of late, there has been [Continue Reading …]
Technically a member of the squash family, pumpkin can be prepared in the same ways you would any winter squash. It is particularly delicious cut into fair-sized pieces and baked with a little maple syrup and butter.
You can puree pumpkin by mashing – using a fork or a potato masher, by using a hand mixer – the pumpkin will have a whipped texture, or my favorite method – the food processor, using the metal blade.