Seed to Pantry
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I am excited to announce that my newest book, Mixes in a Jar – Delicious Recipes for Storing Year-round Gifts and Easy Meals is now available! You can order your copy on the Mother Earth News site.
When the pandemic started, we turned our efforts to sourdough and baking. But 2021 turned sour – as in pickles! It’s always interesting to take a look back and review the year. For me personally, 2021 was a busy year filled with writing two books, followed by a...
It's never too early to prepare for canning season! It's finally here! My brand-new book, Water Bath Canning: Creative Recipes for Pickles, Salsas, Jams, Jellies, and More, is officially out in the world for you all to read and enjoy. The whole process has been a wild...
Each year I pull together a list of best gift ideas for the gardeners and food preservers in your life. This year, I am including other Makers too. We all have something in common; a love of “doing it ourselves,” of making something with our own hands. A sense of...
If you have an excess of half-ripened slicing tomatoes, you may wonder what to do with them. They seldom ripen on the vine, and even if you bring them in to ripen on the windowsill, they lack sweet summer tomato taste.
It’s salsa canning time! The time of year when tomatoes, peppers, and onions are fresh and plentiful. But canning books don’t include many creativ
Combine green and yellow string beans, kidney beans, and garbanzo beans with a tangy dressing for a quick summertime salad.
The covid-induced shortage of canning jar lids has stretched into 2021. What are our options when we can’t find enough new lids for all our canning projects?