Water Bath Archives - Melissa K. Norris

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Aug 18

Canned Tomato Sauce Recipe (+ Water-bath & Pressure Canning)

By Melissa Norris | Canning Recipes , Food Preservation , Food Preservation - Canning , Pressure Canning , Recipes , Water Bath

Jars of canned tomato sauce on a countertop.

Home-canned tomato sauce from vine-ripened tomatoes may as well be an entirely new product as there is no comparison to store-bought. It’s incredibly easy to make and you can water bath or pressure can it for long-term food storage. Follow this easy step-by-step tutorial for my favorite canned tomato sauce recipe and enjoy it spiced […]

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Jun 05

Strawberry Jam Recipe without Pectin and Low Sugar

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

two jars of strawberry jam sitting on a tabletop with fresh strawberries around it.

This low sugar no pectin strawberry jam recipe is our favorite. Step by step tutorial for a homemade strawberry jam without pectin and tons of flavor. 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 […]

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May 12

9 Ways to Preserve Food at Home

By Melissa Norris | Food Preservation , Food Preservation - Canning , Food Preservation - Other , Homestead-Life , Preparedness/Survival , Pressure Canning , Root Cellar , Skills , Water Bath

Jars of preserved food lined up on a table.

These preservation methods will help you build your food storage up and be well prepared in case of an emergency. Learning these methods to preserve your own food at home is something every family should implement, not just for survival or preparedness, but for frugality, better health, and working together. An old fashioned kind of […]

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Feb 25

Pickled Asparagus Recipe (Canned, Quick, or Refrigerator)

By Melissa Norris | Canning Recipes , Food Preservation , Food Preservation - Canning , Pickles , Recipes , Water Bath

Pickled asparagus piled on a white plate with a jar of pickled asparagus in the background.

This is the best crisp pickled asparagus recipe out there and the first thing to meet my canning jars come springtime. Garlic and dill are paired with a salty brine and flavor-packed seasonings that create perfectly crisp asparagus spears every time! There’s good reason this is one of my most requested recipes. Asparagus might be […]

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Mar 01

How to Can Rhubarb – 3 Ways to Preserve Rhubarb

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

Preserving rhubarb is one of my favorite spring forays, especially canning rhubarb. My heart can’t help but love rhubarb, a vegetables that lends itself as a fruit and is one of the first things we can harvest in the spring, long before my berries and fruit trees produce. It makes a mean dessert, excellent sauce […]

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Nov 14

Homemade Spiced Cranberry Sauce + Canning Instructions

By Anastasia Sakawsky | Canning Recipes , Food Preservation , Food Preservation - Canning , Fruit, Jam and Jelly , Recipes , Sides , Water Bath

Homemade spiced cranberry sauce put those tinned canned jelled versions to shame. And you wouldn’t expect anything less than from scratch cranberry sauce pioneer woman style on a homesteading blog and podcast entitled Pioneering Today, am I right? You’re in for a treat today because Anna is sharing her best homemade cranberry sauce recipe today […]

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Aug 23

Easy Blackberry Jam Recipe Low Sugar with Canning Instructions

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

This no sugar blackberry jam recipe, that’s low sugar and high on taste, is something no home should be without. Especially when I share how you can make this without any sugar. Yes, no added sugar, just one secret ingredient to replace all those white granules, and it can be grown on your homestead, if […]

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Jul 30

How to Can Apricots- Easy Canned Apricots Recipe

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

Learning how to can apricots was the first canning I ever did. It was a fantastic introduction. Quick. Easy. Not to mention it yielded great results and a huge smile from my husband. That was all it took; I’ve been canning ever since. Basic fruit canning is very simple and a great jumping off point […]

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