Food Preservation - Canning Archives - Page 3 of 5 - Melissa K. Norris

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Aug 12

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

By Melissa Norris | Food Preservation , Food Preservation - Canning , 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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Jul 02

10 Traditional Jam Making Troubleshooting Tips Part 2

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

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Making homemade jam and jelly at home is something every homesteader should know how to do. It helps preserve our fruit for year round eating, doesn’t contain high fructose corn syrup or other icks in store bought varieties, it’s frugal (especially when you grow the fruit yourself) and most importantly, it plain tastes amazing. Because […]

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Oct 10

6 Fall Canning Recipes

By Melissa Norris | Canning Recipes , Food Preservation , Food Preservation - Canning , Fruit, Jam and Jelly , Pickles , Podcast , Pressure Canning , Recipes , Water Bath

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  Getting produce in season and preserving it for the following year is the most frugal way to cut your food budget and increase your pantry. These 6 fall canning recipes are what we’re putting up on our homestead right now and the perfect time for you to do so as well, before prices rise […]

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