Category Archives: Home Canning, Freezing Drying

How to Preserve Food.

Blueberries For Breakfast! Wild Blueberry Freezer Jam

Every summer, the fresh wild blueberries of Nova Scotia make their way from the fields to our tables. From gourmet salads to extra rich desserts, this antioxidant filled fruit has become a yearly tradition in households around the world. This recipe will take the awesome taste of wild blueberries from a longed for summer tradition,...
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Ever-Loving Strawberry Kiwi Jam

As most people who are familiar with me know I have been raising my eleven year old grandson in the art of survival. He probably knows more about taking care of himself then most children twice his age. He has become very self-sufficient with skills ranging from making his own colloidal silver to proper use...
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Homemade Jelly – Bottling the Fruits of Summer

Beautiful, clear jelly can be easily made with fresh fruit and sugar. Commercial pectin such as Sure-Jel can be used to speed the cooking, but often is not necessary if you are willing to cook for a longer period and watch for the jelling point. Recipes using commercial pectin use more sugar and cannot be...
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How to Make Green Tomato Jam and Old Fashion Tomato Gravy

Tomatoes are such versatile staples for salads, slicing, sandwiches, sauces, soups, etc. And they are probably one of the most home-grown garden vegetables. If you have an overabundance of tomatoes or you would just like to try something new, try these old-fashion recipes from my vintage recipe collection. The Green Tomato Jam uses pureed green...
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How to Make Homemade Black Raspberry Freezer Jam

Yesterday my husband and I spent 2 hours out in the backyard picking some fresh black raspberries, so that we could make some delicious raspberry freezer jam. The following recipe is the easiest recipe that I have ever used to make jam. You can use this recipe for raspberries, mulberries, blueberries, strawberries or black raspberries....
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How To Make Homemade Pectin

Pectin is a type of substance that can be discovered in a variety of fruits and that is utilized when making jam. It is a form of carbohydrate that assists to keep fruits like apples to be firm. The older they are the more pectin is taken away from the fruit - which is why...
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How To Make Raspberry Freezer Jam

My husband and I look forward to the July month every summer because that is when our raspberries, mulberries and blackberries ripen. We enjoy spending our early morning hours or early evening hours outside in our backyard picking them when its harvesting time. (more…)...
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Italian Jams and Conserves

When the summer season has come to a close, there's no better way of preserving the colourful fruits of the season than by making some jam. The jam tradition is said to date back as far as the Ancient Greeks, who would gently cook quinces with honey in order to preserve them before the days...
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