September 27, 2022

Category: Homesteading

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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Green Tomato Salsa Verde
Homesteading

Green Tomato Salsa Verde

You may notice my salsa is not green. The tomatoes ripened in the bag before I got around to making it. Still good. I found the recipe on Grow Forage Cook Ferment. Ingredients 7 cups chopped, cored, and peeled green tomatoes about 12 medium 5-10 jalapeno, habenero, or scotch bonnet peppers seeded and finely chopped […]

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Pizza Dough
Homesteading

Pizza Dough

I am pretty happy with this pizza crust recipe. It is from King Arthur. Ingredients 2 teaspoons active dry yeast or instant yeast 7/8 to 1 1/8 cups (198g to 255g) lukewarm water depending upon humidity 2 tablespoons (25g) olive oil 3 cups (361g) unbleached all-purpose flour 1 1/4 teaspoons (8g) salt Equipment Large bowl […]

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