Food Preservation Archives - Page 6 of 9 - Melissa K. Norris

Category Archives for "Food Preservation"

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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Sep 30

11 Ways to Preserve Apples at Home

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

11 ways to preserve apples at home, because one should never have to pay full price at the grocery store and apples are so delicious, we need them year round, am I right? We’ve all heard the saying an apple day keeps the doctor away, but my apples don’t grow all year round. Our goal […]

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Sep 18

Building a Great Depression Era Pantry

By Melissa Norris | Food Preservation , Food Preservation - Other , Frugal Living , Homestead-Life , Lifestyle , Podcast

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During the Great Depression, people lived on extremely frugal budgets. My father was raised during the Great Depression and it shaped the way he brought us up and lives today. Learning from those who have lived through hard times and their lessons is important. I share his tips and how to create a Great Depression-era […]

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Sep 10

How to Can Tomato Sauce- Waterbath and 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.

Learning how to can tomato sauce is life changing. No, seriously, with a jar of tomato sauce you can create spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce, barbecue sauce, tomato soup, chili, cabbage rolls…. see, pretty much anything your heart desires can be made with the base of tomato sauce. I am able to grow enough tomatoes to […]

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Jul 23

Blueberry Jam Recipe without Pectin and Low Sugar

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

This low sugar blueberry jam recipe uses no store bought pectin and might just be the best jam I’ve ever inhaled  tasted. I don’t make this claim lightly. The hint of lime makes this sing on your taste buds, dare I call it, sublime. (Yea, I’m kind of dorky that way) But seriously a homemade blueberry […]

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