Category Archives: canning & preserving

Red Chinese Noodle Beans

I have been very fortunate during this growing season. My Red Chinese Noodle Beans have produced a bumper crop. These beans are usually more than a foot in length but still tender. I bought my package of these heirloom green … Continue reading

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Tomatillo Relish

Anytime I post a canning or preserving recipe you can be assured that it comes from one of my canning books or from a tested recipe that follows proper canning procedures. There is nothing fun about food poisoning. This one … Continue reading

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Sweet Zucchini Relish

DISCLAIMER: This is a 2 day recipe. I love Outhere magazine published by Tractor Supply Company. This is another zucchini recipe from a Summer issue published about 3 or 4 years ago. It was submitted by Debbie Moyer of Auburn, … Continue reading

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Canning Okra

This summer has been unusual for Oklahoma. Temps cooler than normal and lots of rain. I am not complaining because my hay is growing and has not been cut yet. More rain, more hay, more bales, more income from the … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week

Over at one of my favorite blogs, http://www.survivalblog.com , there is a new category, “Recipe of the Week” that is published every Monday.  Today there are several recipes! Bonus!!  The recipes can be made from storage items in your pantry or during … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Jelly with Sugar Substitute

This is my sugar substitute recipe for Jalapeno Jelly. I name brand names in this recipe because I have found that they work better for me. I use this as a refrigerator jelly. Meaning that I don’t process in a water … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Jelly with Sugar

I normally can my jelly using Splenda since I am concerned about the diabetes that runs in my family so I am posting both reduced sugar recipe first and a sugar substitute. Enjoy! 3/4 pound Jalapeno, destemmed, deseeded and sliced 2 cups … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Today in the fridge I had about 10 pounds of pickling cucumbers from our garden. I knew I had to do something with them but I didn’t want to break out all of my canning equipment. So I rummaged in … Continue reading

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Drying Garden Vegetables

This post isn’t so much a recipe but more of harvest preservation. I enjoy canning my produce from our garden but sometimes I do run out of shelf space for the glass jars. This Spring I took the plunge and … Continue reading

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Momma Manie’s Christmas Pickles

This recipe has a story behind it. For several years my husband has been talking about his mother’s Christmas pickles. He is in his late 50’s and said that as long as he could remember, there were Christmas Pickles in … Continue reading

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