Pickled Cauliflower and Carrots with Hot Peppers

Today I scored at the Farmers market with a gigantic head of cauliflower.  Plus our Peppers are coming on heavy right now!  So, into the kitchen I go! Here is my receipt for our pickled vegetables. Ingredients 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp corriandor seeds 2 cups cider vinegar 1 cup water 5 medium cloves … Continue reading Pickled Cauliflower and Carrots with Hot Peppers

Canning: Chicken/Turkey Veggie Soup

Chicken/Turkey Veggie Soup Winter is my favorite time of year for soups!  With so many holiday turkey and chicken left overs it makes it even better!  What is even better, is the ability to can your soups for later use! When it comes to canning soup, you ALWAYS MUST can in accordance with your highest canning … Continue reading Canning: Chicken/Turkey Veggie Soup

Cowboy Candy (Pickled Hot Peppers)

If you know my husband you know that there are always hot peppers in this house and in a high percentage of our meals. So when we were blessed with a big vegetable box filled with a wide range of hot peppers we were in heaven. But what to do with this wide range of … Continue reading Cowboy Candy (Pickled Hot Peppers)

Canning Beets

My husband and I absolutely love beets. These hearty root vegetables are full of vitamins and the color can perk up any meal or relish tray.  Most people think of pickled beets when you mention them. While we do enjoy them pickled, especially the little ones, we enjoy them roasted, boiled, in soups and stews, … Continue reading Canning Beets

Canning Basic Green Beans

A staple in our home is the basic green bean. I will say for the most part in this household we doctor up our green beans with onion, garlic & of course jalapeño peppers. However, the following is just your basic run of the mill green beans canning recipe. Enjoy.  First things first. Green beans … Continue reading Canning Basic Green Beans

Canning Rehydrated Black Beans

Canning is a skill that both men & women should be comfortable with. That's just my opinion, of course. There is much to he said for providing for yourself. The pride in doing so, the benefits of not having unnecessary gunk added to your food & the cost.  At our home we buy dried beans … Continue reading Canning Rehydrated Black Beans