September 24, 2022

Author: Alan Trulock

Blackberry Jam
Homesteading

Blackberry Jam

Blackberry Jam from the package insert of Sure Jell pectin with some minor edits. Ingredients 5 cups crushed berries 7 cups sugar 1 box of Sure Jell pectin or 5 tbsp of bulk pectin 1/2 tsp butter (optional) Equipment Dry Measuring Cup large Saucepan Ladle 2 Large Bowls Stirring Spoon Water Bath Canner Canning Utensils […]

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Zucchini Relish
Homesteading

Zucchini Relish

A super-awesome relish recipe to make with all of that zucchini you still have after making bread. The recipe comes from Old World Garden Farms. Ingredients 10 cups zucchini 3 cups onions 4 red bell peppers 5 tablespoons salt 3 cups sugar 1 teaspoon turmeric 3 cups apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 […]

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Grain Storage
Homesteading, Life

Grain Storage

I package my wheat two different was depending on how much I have. If I have just a little, I package it in 64 oz jars and suck the air out of them. This is the attachment I use for that. If I have a large amount, I package them in gallon mylar bags with […]

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Fermented Dilly Beans
Homesteading

Fermented Dilly Beans

I tried these out and they came out quite well. I think the next time I make them I will try it without the chilies. I found the recipe on the Ball website. Ingredients 1/2-3/4 pounds green beans (or enough to fill a quart jar), ends removed 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 chilies, fresh or […]

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