Making and Canning Sauerkraut

Making and Canning Sauerkraut

I accidentally bought 67.5 pounds of cabbage. A vendor showed me a giant box of cabbage and told me it was $10, and looking at the enormity of the box, clearly it was a good deal. I didn’t know the exact calculation until I hauled it home, weighed the cabbage,...

Canning Turkey

This Thanksgiving, my pressure canner gave me so much freedom in regards to dealing with turkey leftovers. Normally, I’m putting together casseroles and soups for the freezer using turkey, making my family eat turkey days,¬†and cooking turkey stock for hours upon...
Canning Cranberry Sauce – Make Ahead Holidays

Canning Cranberry Sauce – Make Ahead Holidays

* This post is part of my “Make Ahead Holidays,” series, which will go through Christmas. I will tell you how to make the big day(s) less rushed, and how to make your feast cost the least. A couple of days after Thanksgiving last year, cranberries went on...
Canning Dry Beans — Skip the Soak

Canning Dry Beans — Skip the Soak

Well, it seems beans have knocked chicken off the number one spot of being the easiest things I’ve ever canned. The only thing that makes canning beans easier, is you don’t have to deal with messy, raw chicken. You just wash dried beans, pour them in jars,...
Home Canned Pork and Beans

Home Canned Pork and Beans

I have a recipe called “Laura’s Famous Baked Beans.” It’s named after me, by me, because they are outrageously awesome and everyone loves them. Ok, that might not have come out right – – I’m not saying the beans are named...

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