Jalapeño Jelly

As most of you know (if you are a part of our facebook group Safe Home Canning ), we have been canning away and MAJORLY slacking on the posting side of things. Before we dive into the jalapeno jelly, there are a few things that we wanted to cover about general Safe Home Canning. As…

Mango & Raspberry Jam

This week long hiatus is due to life – those 50+ hour work weeks, and house keeping take far too much time. Why can’t it be the other way around – can all day and work when I want to. Even my poor garden is being neglected but that does mean that the harvests are much…

2-Day Dill Pickles

Yes, you read that right – 2 days! Granted, day 1 is easy but very time consuming, it does take 2 full days to finish the canning process (plus another 4-6 weeks to let it sit, but I digress). Before we get going – I figured I would start off with a little garden update…

Garden Update

I apologize for yesterday, life happened. It wasn’t until 9pm that I even made it out to my garden to check how things are progressing. [WARNING – Garden update] There is now 31 [green] tomatoes (that I could find), 3 jalapenos, 2 bell peppers, 5 half-eaten cabbage (thank you, worms…), and an abundance of cucumbers, bush…

Weekend plans

Garden Update: 16 tomatoes, 3 jalapeños, 40+ snap peas, and who knows how many cucumbers!