Home Canning and Preservation

A Strawberry Shout-Out!

My strawberry jam recipe was featured on a great website called BudgetSmartGirl.com. I feel so honored! http://budgetsmartgirl.com/2009/08/13/preserving-summer-produce%E2%80%A6without-canning/ Just in case you find yourself drawn to the amazing deals on strawberries right now, here’s my recipe: 6 oz organic strawberries 3/4 cup sugar juice from 1/2 lemon Mash strawberries with a potato masher in a saucepan. [...]

Homemade Yogurt — Yummmmmm!


The plastic purge continues! My next target? Yogurt! Between my morning protein smoothies and Evelyn’s growing affinity for it, we go through a considerable amount of yogurt every week. And since I am on a crusade to cut out as much plastic consumption as possible, I figured it was time for me to start making [...]


strawberry jam

Strawberries are in season now, and the most eco-friendly time to enjoy produce is when mother nature has decided so. There’s no sense in eating strawberries in November when the price is doubled and they are shipped in from the other side of the globe. So, now is the time to preserve what is in [...]

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