salsa, jams, and dehydrated produce

Recipes For Preserving the Harvest

Preview: Got excess garden produce? This post shares some of the best recipes for preserving the harvest. With garden produce rolling in, you may be wondering what to do with all those extra vegetables. Whether you prefer to can, freeze, or dehydrate, I’ve got some great recipes to help you …

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a colander of blanched green beans

How to Freeze Green Beans

Learning how to freeze green beans can be a great way to quickly preserve even a small amount of beans. There are actually two methods to freezing green beans that are commonly used. I’ll give instructions for both, explain which method is my favorite, and how to test them both …

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strawberry pineapple low sugar freezer jam

Low Sugar Freezer Jam

With many people looking to eat healthier, I wanted to share this low sugar freezer jam recipe. It is the perfect way to use up extra homegrown fruit, even if you don’t have a huge harvest. You can mix it up quickly, with any extra fruit you have on hand …

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5 colored peppers ready to roast

Oven Roasted Red Peppers

Preview: If you grow your own peppers, you can make roasted red peppers to use all winter long. This easy tutorial will show you how to roast red peppers in your oven. We grow lots of bell peppers around here. We use them in a variety of dishes all summer …

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freezer salsa served with tortilla chips

Easy Freezer Salsa

Use your homegrown tomatoes to make this delicious easy freezer salsa. Because you are freezing this recipe, you can make this salsa your very own by adding or subtracting ingredients. Please Note: This recipe is NOT suitable for canning! Why Make Freezer Salsa? One reason that I don’t like most …

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