Tag: canning

Colourful Cowboy Candy

Colourful Cowboy Candy

My pepper plants may not have grown very big, but they produced. I am pretty sure it was a combination of low water and terrible dirt that caused my pepper plants to be dwarves. Watering regularly while living off a cistern is tough. Every time […]

Pickles take two

Pickles take two

If you read my first blog post on canning, you might remember there being a slight worry that my beautiful dills would end up tasting like metal. Rest assured, we popped open a jar and no metal there, just yummy, tangy dill. In the meantime, […]

Ground Cherry Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

Ground Cherry Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

Remember those ground cherries I told you about? If my last post didn’t convince you to add these to your garden next year then this post will. I have a bumper crop this year and I am picking about a bowl full of the little […]

Addicted to canning

Addicted to canning

There is no greater sound when canning than the popping of a lid. This signals a successful jar of preserves that can last up to a year, or in some cases longer. Ever since I popped my canning cherry a few weeks ago, I have […]

Popping my canning cherry and a pickle recipe

Popping my canning cherry and a pickle recipe

Get it? Popping my canning cherry. Like that sweet popping sound you want to hear when you can. It’s a sweet sound I tell you, especially when there is a symphony of popping lids. It means victory. Everything is growing like mad around here. While […]