Grape Juice Rainbow

Grape juice is one of the very easiest things to can. Just throw the grapes in the steamer and turn the stove on. After an hour, drain the juice into jars, be careful the juice is HOT, and fit the lids. Then process in a boiling water canner. Easy peasy. The amount of work does … Continue reading Grape Juice Rainbow

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Spaghetti Sauce 2019

We have been canning this year, not quite so much as past years, but enough to keep us very busy. This year, me girls were both big enough to help. Becca swished the produce clean. Henley chopped the tomatoes in half and placed them in the blender. I hooked up the blender and Becca switched … Continue reading Spaghetti Sauce 2019

Summer Pictures

You may remember me mentioning that we bought some rafts earlier this year?  Well, we went rafting just about every weekend this summer!  That combined with canning, haying, and spending a lot of time as a family hasn't left a whole lot of time for blogging.  Here's some pictures to catch you up on our … Continue reading Summer Pictures

Canning

I love eating home canned food.  Green beans, pears, peaches, spaghetti sauce, and corn taste much better when grown and preserved at home than when purchased at the grocery store.  Growing up, I spent a good deal of my summers helping my mom raise a garden, pick the produce, and either freeze or can the … Continue reading Canning