Normally, people use a lot of sugar when canning fruit and they do this is for two reasons. First, sugar has the ability to help the fruit retain its color […]
In our contemporary canning video series, Theresa Loe shows creative canning "secrets" in less than 2-minute snippets. From no-pectin jam and refrigerator pickles, to jam cocktails and wine salts, you can just watch the video to see the technique and print the recipe to make it yourself. Oh, and you might end up humming the tune all day long...
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Why Would You Can Simple Syrup? It may sound odd to “can” simple syrups, but let me tell you why I do it. When I have an abundance of fruit, […]
The video above shows you how to freeze certain foods quickly or you can read the summary post below: Every food gardener knows that at certain times, the garden explodes […]
Learn How To Peel One Pound of Garlic in Seconds! For this recipe, you need a whole pound of peeled garlic and that would normally take FOREVER to peel. You […]
Amaze Your Friends & Make Jam’n Salad Dressing …at the same time! I use this canning jar trick all the time to make smoothies, sauces and salad dressings. I have even […]
No-Sugar Applesauce With A Slow Cooker: We have dozen’s of heirloom apple trees on our property, so I am often asked how best to preserve large amounts of apples at […]
If you have been canning this summer, you probably have several jars of half eaten jam in your refrigerator. I know I do! When that happens to me, I start […]
Dill Pickles – The Simple Way There are two ways to make dill pickles – by fermentation or by vinegar brine. These quick dill pickles are made using the brine method […]
What the Heck is Wine Salt? Don’t feel bad if you have never heard of wine seasoning salt. Most people haven’t. But let me be the one to tell you […]
You are probably familiar with the powdered or liquid pectin sold in the canning section of the grocery store. It is used in jam and jelly recipes to create the […]
How to can pickles the easy way! Got a bumper crop of cucumbers? It’s time to whip up a batch of refrigerator pickles! They are not only fast and simple […]
Strawberry Jamtini – A Delicious Jam Cocktail One of my favorite ways to enjoy those last bits of jam at the bottom of the jar is to create an easy […]
Welcome to the canning season here at Growing a Greener World! Since January, we have been traveling the country (and the world) filming special people and places who are making […]