Food Preservation

Just Peachy: Canning Memories

The help of my children to get the peaches canned was not as readily received as eating a ripe peach. This time it appeared to be no different. Then something magical happened.

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The Wonders of Canning with Grandma

I don’t think it was my grandmothers original intention to have me help. However, this encounter placed the seed of intense curiosity in me in regards to canning and homesteading.

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Food: The Way It Was Meant To Be

Choose simple, whole foods for your health and the health of the environment. For example, in fresh-churned butter, the only ingredient is cream. In apple cider, the only ingredient is apples.

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The Old Ways: Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em?

Growing vegetables, butchering meat, canning food, making soap and butter, hanging clothes on the clothesline and using a wringer washer were things they did all the time, yearly if not daily.

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