Category Archives: Things in Jars

Slivovitz

This recipe is originally from here. The trick to this is using ripe, firm, perfect plums. Inspect everyone for bruises and bad spots before using. This recipe will roughly fill one large 1/2 gallon mason jar double or triple. Slivovitz … Continue reading

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Plum Jam

What better way to use up a giant bucket of overripe plums. For how to can and basic jam making go here. Plum Jam 8 cups plums skin removed from 3/4 cut into small pieces 4 cups sugar 4 cloves … Continue reading

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Pickled Radishes

So aside from kale the only thing at the farmers market worth buying is radishes. Luckily this helps them taste a lot better. This fills one normal sized wide mouth ball jar. Pickled Radishes 1 bunch radishes tops removed and … Continue reading

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Pickled Carrots

The carrot harvest this year was exceptional. Time to try a new type of pickle. Go here for how to can. Remember to use only the freshest best quality ingredients. The brine amount will fill 6 pint sized canning jars. … Continue reading

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Candied Pears

This is pretty much the same as fruit pie filling that comes in a can. Except it tastes so much better. Use these in pies, cobblers, pancakes, syrups, sauces or over ice cream. Candied Pears 8 cups pears peeled and … Continue reading

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Pear Jam with Ginger

A coworker unloaded a bunch of deformed overripe pears a few days ago. Time to make jam. If you do not know how to can then go here. Pear Jam with Ginger 8 cups pears peeled. cored and finely diced … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: Pickling, Garlic and Eggs

The title may seem confusing if you do not understand the use of a comma. I spent an entire afternoon canning 36 large jars of pickles. Go here for the recipe.This happened because when I bought the 20 lbs of … Continue reading

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