Preserving Food

Preserving food includes canning, dehydrating, and freezing food that we grow ourselves. We preserve food from the garden, but also meat that we have raised ourselves.

How To Sterilize Canning Jars Properly

It’s not always easy to know how to sterilize canning jars. But, the process of sterilizing empty jars is really simple. There are several different methods that we’ll cover. Each has its advantages and disadvantages. Choose the one that makes sense for you. Home canning is a proven method of home food preservation and one

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How To Freeze Fresh Raspberries

It’s almost raspberry season, and I’m getting excited! Raspberries are held in high regard around here. Knowing how to freeze raspberries will help you preserve their deliciousness throughout the year. While frozen raspberries will never taste the exact way their fresh counterparts do, they rival them in other ways. Freezing raspberries makes better jam than

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Pressure Canning Vs. Water Bath | Which one to Use

There are two main canning methods, that are very popular. Water bath canning, and pressure canning. What is the difference? Today we’ll compare pressure canning vs. water bath canning. Water bath canning is one of the easiest ways to start learning how to can foods. It’s not quite as intimidating as pressure canning, because you

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