I fear a pressure canner. It could be residual from my mother who warned me never to touch it as it could blow up. I’m a grown up now. Maybe I should try these beans. Garbanzo bean pints + 1/2 teaspoon canning salt + water Garbanzo bean quarts + 1 teaspoon salt + water Pinto bean pints + 1/2 teaspoon canning salt + 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading Pressure Canned Beans
Salsa. Such a great word! It makes me want to dance. Sallllsa! It evokes the spiciness of a Mexican party. Make your own salsa and invite us over. Ingredients: 2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes, drained 1 bunch fresh cilantro 3 cloves garlic, minced salt and pepper to taste Directions: 1. In a medium bowl, mix together tomatoes, cilantro, garlic, and salt and … Continue reading Red Ribbon Salsa
Ingredients: 4 apples – peeled, cored and chopped 3/4 cup water 1/4 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions: 1. In a saucepan, combine apples, water, sugar, and cinnamon. Cover, and cook over medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes, or until apples are soft. Allow to cool, then mash with a fork or potato masher. Continue reading Applesauce
Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups crushed strawberries (wash, hull, then crush one layer at a time using potato masher) 1/3 cup unsweetened fruit juice, thawed fruit juice concentrate, or water 1 1/2 tablespoons Ball® RealFruit™ Low or No-Sugar Needed Pectin 1/2 cup granulated sugar, sugar substitute, or honey (or less, depending on taste) 2 Ball® or Kerr® Half-pint (8 oz) Jars with lids and bands Directions: … Continue reading Low Sugar Strawberry Jam
It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn towards Christmas…no, wait. Don’t make us go there just yet. Baby steps. Let’s start with Fall and canning. Think about those jeweled bottles filled with the bounty of Summer. So, let’s start with the basics and those famous Washington apples. How about Apple Pie Filling? Ingredients: 4 1/2 cups white sugar 1 cup cornstarch 2 … Continue reading Canning!