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Ice may be needed for many reasons. To help keep perishable items cold, bring down a fever of a sick person, cool you off in extreme heat of summer. But what do you do if there is no electricity and...

I so love this picture, as a family prepares to do some canning together. The connection to the past is one of the main reasons a born & raised city girl like me has started canning. It brings back memories of visiting my Nana & Papa in the country and walking through their almost endless garden and small orchard, gathering food to help can for the Winter. <3

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mandarin orange marmalade

Holy buckets. I haven't posted for almost a month! I'm sorry, dear readers, for abandoning you in this cold, cold hour of need. There's good news though: this mandarin orange marmalade will bring sunshine to even the dreariest day. Its bright, tart, shimmering citrus flavor will last up to a year. Are you afraid to can at home, or you've never tried it before? I promise, home-canning your own jams, jellies, and marmalades is simple and incredibly rewarding. The results are easily…

from This Mama Cooks! On a Diet™

Green Tomato Ketchup

Do you have a bunch of green tomatoes left in your garden at the end of the season? Bring them in before it gets to cold and make Homemade Green Tomatoe Ketchup. Learn how to make homemade green tmato ketchup with this easy canning recipe at This Mama Cooks! On a Diet

from mise en place

mandarin orange marmalade

Holy buckets. I haven't posted for almost a month! I'm sorry, dear readers, for abandoning you in this cold, cold hour of need. There's good news though: this mandarin orange marmalade will bring sunshine to even the dreariest day. Its bright, tart, shimmering citrus flavor will last up to a year. Are you afraid to can at home, or you've never tried it before? I promise, home-canning your own jams, jellies, and marmalades is simple and incredibly rewarding. The results are easily…

from This Mama Cooks! On a Diet™

Green Tomato Ketchup

Do you have a bunch of green tomatoes left in your garden at the end of the season? Bring them in before it gets to cold and make Homemade Green Tomatoe Ketchup. Learn how to make homemade green tmato ketchup with this easy canning recipe at This Mama Cooks! On a Diet

And here's the recipe for Green Tomato Relish, which tastes like the relish you find in fried catfish restaurants: 1 gallon green tomatoes, cut into chunks before measuring 4 cups onions, quartered before measuring 1 pound jalapenos, seeded and diced 4 c. vinegar 3 c. sugar ½ c. canning salt Bring vinegar, sugar, and salt to a boil. Add tomatoes, onions, and peppers. Bring to SIMMER ONLY. Take off heat at once. Pack into hot jars. Water bath. Yield: 7-8 pints

24 Hour Broth roasted meat or bones Carrot 2 ribs celery 2 mushrooms 2 cloves garlic 1 onion or leek 4-6 peppercorns Combine in large pot, bring to a boil-simmer 24 hours. Fill sink with cold water. strain liquid.Return to pot Place pot in sink til no longer hot,just warm. Pour into quart-sized canning jars. cool jars. Some jars will seal. Put these at the back of the fridge; they will keep longer than the others. Use broth within 10 days. THM e or fp

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Pumpkin Butter

Pumpkin Butter Recipe: 29 oz can pumpkin puree 3/4 cup apple cider 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp nutmeg 2 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground cloves 2 tsp ground ginger In large saucepan mix all ingredients together. On medium heat, bring mixture to a boil. Continue to simmer (on low-medium) heat for one hour, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Pour into mason jars and refrigerate for 12-24 hours. Enjoy cold! *note* Do not attempt to "can"…

Rose Petal Jam makes great hostess gift 1/2 pound pink or red or white (they are all edible) rose petals 2 cups sugar 4 1/2 cups water Juice of 2 lemons, pips or seeds removed Wash them and then cut off the white bottom of each petal. Soak the petals in water for three days. This is optional Place the rose petals into a bowl and sprinkle the sugar over them to make sure that each petal is coated. Bruise them well with your fingers and cover the bowl with plastic film.[4] Allow…