A spicy black bean soup prepared in the crockpot is perfect for cold autumn & winter days.
Summer is here! The gardens are growing fast and just waiting to burst with all kinds of treasures! Now is the busy time of year, as we prepare to work like busy ants and prepare for the long winter months ahead. I enjoy making relish type preserves. Be it pickle style relish or hot pepper … Continue reading Old-Fashioned Spicy Chow-Chow Relish
Spam? Did you say Spam?
Sweet Heat Pickle Relish, the perfect topping for any grill worthy bratwurst!
An old fashioned dill pickle brine recipe that can be used for cucumbers, okra, beans, squash and eggplant.
Summer brings lots of yellow squash, here is a different way to enjoy them. Sweet Summer Squash Pickles
With the growing season coming to an end there seems to be an abundance of brussel sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, squash. The Autumn veggies. Cabbage always gets put into fermentation crocks to become saurkraut, but what to do with brussel sprouts and cauliflower? Pickling. This recipe will give you great treats to enjoy all winter as … Continue reading Pickled Brussel Sprouts or Cauliflower
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
How to prepare your pantry for the year.
Canning basics. Times and items.