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Learning to Preserve the Basics—Canning and using potatoes

Good morning to you!  Although it is a Thursday, we are kicking off a new series that is designed to teach you how to preserve the basics in your home and learn how to use them in meals. There will be plenty of recipes throughout the next ten days, and while I can not cover [...]

By | January 31st, 2013|Cook, Dinner, Lunch, Pressure Canning|11 Comments

Double Batch Cooking with Enchilada Filling…

Good morning! I decided to break with my traditional writing of my Thoughtful Thursday, and instead give you a little glimpse today into some of the things I do regularly to keep my family fed, my time streamlined and not overwhelmed, and my freezer filled with meals that I can use at any time.   [...]

By | January 24th, 2013|Cook, Dinner, Kid Friendly, Lunch, Meal Plans, Pressure Canning|1 Comment

Top 5 Series Posts for 2012—this is ONE post you simply dont want to miss. :)

One of my favorite things about writing is being able to extend an idea onto paper, and then flesh it out, filling it with information that helps, teaches, and shows others how easy some things are to do with a little help. Above and beyond many of the posts I have written this last year, [...]

Make It yourself Monday—-The Pumpkin Invasion….

OH what do you do with a thousand pumpkins? what do you do with a thousand pumpkins? What do you do with a thousand pumpkins Early in the morning? Chop em up, grind em up, those thousand pumpkins. Can em up, puree them up, those thousand pumpkins. Blow em up, Shoot em up, those thousand [...]

Fabulously Frugal Friday–Cooking with Master Mixes…

Happy HAPPY Fabulously Frugal Friday to you! Today I wanted to just cover a little bit why Master Mixes are such a huge help in my kitchen, and why I use them all the time. TWO REASONS: Money and Time. One is not very important to me (take a guess which one),  and the other [...]

Tasty Tuesday–A Ten Minute Meal with Home-Canned Goodness

Good morning, everyone!  After a short siesta this weekend and yesterday to take care of some family business, we are back on track with posts this week! Today is a shorty, but a goody!    I wanted to show you how taking a little time to put foods up, such as pressure canning beef, potatoes [...]

Tasty Tuesdays– Two More “Meal in a Jar” recipes for You!

    This will be my "almost" last post for the week, which makes me sad since I really enjoy writing and sharing new things with you each week. AS many of you know, tomorrow begins the time with family as we are up and away in the Twin Cities saying goodbye to our Grandmother's [...]

By | August 14th, 2012|Cook, Dinner, Fast and Easy, Lunch, Meal Plans, Pressure Canning|8 Comments

Meal Plan Monday—a couple recipes for Meals in a Jar

   Now I know that this is not all across the nation, but we are experiencing very cool fall-like weather up here on the prairies. Even to the point of hitting the low 40's overnight in a couple days, where you end up turning off the fan in the window, and snuggling up to the [...]

By | August 13th, 2012|Cook, Dinner, Fast and Easy, Lunch, Meal Plans, Pressure Canning|Comments Off on Meal Plan Monday—a couple recipes for Meals in a Jar

Canning More than the Cat: Recipes to Use Your Pressure Canned Meat in:

Well, we finally did it. We made it through the pressure canning meat mini-series this week, and had a ball doing it. What did you can up that you had never canned before? Did you read through the comments as I had so many people ask questions on how to do different items? Did you [...]

By | August 11th, 2012|Cook, Dinner, Fast and Easy, Lunch, Meal Plans, Pressure Canning|2 Comments

Canning Everything But the Cat—How to Pressure can Just about ANY Pork Product You Can Think Of…

Admit it. You love bacon too. source credit Its so so bad for you...supposedly.  But personally, I dont think I would want to live in a world without bacon. Or sausage. Or a chunk of ham in split pea soup. Or country style ribs, smothered in sauce. (Although I could do without the pork chops.) [...]

By | August 10th, 2012|Cook, Dinner, Fast and Easy, Lunch, Meal Plans, Pressure Canning|8 Comments