Canning and Preserving

How to Make Your Own Dried Apple Slices

Make Your Own Dried Apple Slices with Cinnamon Sugar for PENNIES!

Dried Apple Slices are the perfect healthy treat for your kids! But, don’t waste your money on them at the store – make them at home for a fraction of the price instead! {UPDATED OLD POST!} My girls love dried apple slices! But because they are so expensive, I don’t often buy them from the …

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How To Freeze Your Own Pumpkin Puree - FEATURED

How to Freeze Your Own Homemade Pumpkin Puree for Pies, Cakes and More!

Have some extra pumpkins laying around? Learn how to freeze your own homemade pumpkin puree to make pies, cakes and other pumpkin-y delicious treats year round! Okay…so, I’m done boring you with tomato recipes…for now. But, I’m back today with a little recipe tutorial for you about how to freeze your own homemade pumpkin puree. …

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Homemade Ro-Tel

Diced Tomatoes with Hot Peppers AKA Copycat Ro-Tel

Love diced tomatoes with jalapeno peppers but hate the ridiculous cost of a 6 ounce can at the grocery store? Make your own Copycat Ro-Tel instead! It’s so easy and it tastes great! As you might have noticed from my earlier post, I’m on a tomato roll today. So, I figured, rather than wait, I’d …

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Bread and Butter Dill Pickles - FEATURED

Bread and Butter Dill Pickles Recipe

Looking for a new way to preserve your garden harvest? Try these amazing Bread and Butter Dill Pickles – your whole family will love them – it’s truly everyone’s favorite pickle in one jar! I’m on a pickling roll, my friends! I might’ve mentioned before that I really love pickles…in fact, I’ve probably mentioned it …

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Pickled Green Beans AKA Dilly Beans + Free Printable Labels

Boost the shelf life of your garden beans and enjoy the harvest year-round with this delicious recipe for Pickled Green Beans AKA Dilly Beans! I took the whole weekend off from the shop. It’s the first time I’ve done that in forever and it felt really good! I finally got a few projects done around …

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Sweet & Tangy Refrigerator Pickles

Looking for an easy pickle recipe that’s not full of chemicals and preservatives? Try this recipe for Sweet & Tangy Refrigerator Pickles – they taste better than store-bought and they’re healthier for you, too. We eat a lot of pickles around here. In fact, my family consumes at least a jar a week. Sweet pickles, …

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Homemade Strawberry Preserves: Just 3 Ingredients!

It’s strawberry season and if you love strawberries then you have to try this recipe for homemade strawberry preserves! It’s quick, easy and only requires 3 ingredients! Strawberries are one of our favorite fruits! We even go to a local farm and pick more than 20 quarts every year to save for the year. Everyone …

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Quick & Easy Homemade Refrigerator Pickles Any Time of the Year!

This quick & easy homemade refrigerator pickles recipe is so simple, you’ll want to make them every day! I love pickles! And when I say I love pickles, I mean I REALLY love pickles. I eat them almost every single day. In fact, between me and my family, we eat at least 2 jars a …

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3 Ingredient Cranberry Sauce

3 Ingredient Cranberry Sauce Recipe

If you think cranberry sauce is the best thing about Thanksgiving dinner, then don’t give in to the can! Use this super simple 3 ingredient homemade cranberry sauce recipe and make your own this year. My family has an addiction to cranberry sauce…especially homemade cranberry sauce. There’s no opening 1 can (or jar!) here! These …

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Cinnamon Vanilla Applesauce

Cinnamon Vanilla Applesauce Recipe

Cinnamon Vanilla Applesauce Isn’t this applesauce pretty?! As I mentioned the other day, I’ve got a lot of apples to preserve! And since applesauce is one of our favorite treats around here, especially cinnamon flavored, I’m hoping to make a lot of it. I’d like to try making a few different flavors, but since cinnamon …

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