Canning – Melissa K. Norris

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Apr 27

Strawberry Jam Recipe without Pectin and Low Sugar

By Melissa Norris | Canning , Canning , Food Preservation , Fruit, Jam and Jelly , Recipes , Water Bath

Every home needs an easy strawberry jam recipe without pectin (specifically store bought pectin) and low sugar. Because I’m a firm believe your jam shouldn’t have more sugar than it does fruit. Like any pioneer woman, the beginning of summer marks jam and jelly season on our homestead. Fingers are sure to be stained with […]

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Aug 12

Is Home Canning Really Worth it? Does it Save Money to Can at Home?

By Melissa Norris | Canning , Food Preservation , Frugal Living , Homestead Life , Podcast

Does canning food at home really save you money? Home canning is a wonderful old-fashioned tradition. Many people remember their grandma or great-grandma canning and want to learn how to can, but they wonder, is it really worth it. There’s several things we have to consider, for one, you have to compare things realistically and […]

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