My First Attempt at Canning: Sweet & Spicy Tomato Jam


I made and canned jam for the first time! Food for thought… why is it called canning and not jarring? Anyway… I LOVE tomatoes and this time of year we are up to our ears in beautiful local ones. So, yesterday I decided to jump right into this canning stuff. I had about a quart

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“Food in Jars” – Learning about Canning

Food in Jars

While I’ve been cooking for most of my life, canning and preserving is not a skill that I’ve spent much time on in the past. But this summer I am starting to dabble in it a bit. So far I’ve made strawberry rhubarb jam, spicy dill pickles, and quick kimchi (all of which I kept

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