Lovely. Delicious. And Food storage Handy.

Since my stroke in May of this year, I have found I tire easily and yet, that has led to some very creative ways of doing things. Many years ago, growing in the Grand Valley of Colorado, I remember how easily so many things were made of peaches. Peach jam Peach salsa. Peach topping. I [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:48-05:00August 5th, 2014|Cook, Dinner, Uncatergorized, Waterbath Canning|3 Comments

Ten TOTALLY amazing posts for Throwback Thursday…and they all have to do with Canning!

Its that time of year again, isnt it? Time that the garden starts reproducing, time that the farmer's markets with all their awesome temptations and great deal start cropping up. Time where we know summer is in full bounty and we want to put it away for those long, cold winter months ahead. And then [...]

Spiced Peach Jam—-When Life is sweet, make Jam, Day Two

Good morning everyone!   Today I am going to quickly share with you another of our very favorite jams around here, Spiced Peach Jam. If you have been reading my posts for a while, you know all about our distaste for wasting anything, and how last year we tackled 5 lugs of peaches and made [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:29:14-05:00July 16th, 2013|Cook, Fast and Easy, Kid Friendly, Snacks or Sweets, Waterbath Canning|Comments Off on Spiced Peach Jam—-When Life is sweet, make Jam, Day Two

Almost Wordless Wednesday—update on the Welcoming House Gardens

Well, HAPPY AUGUST to all of you, dear readers!    Around here at the Welcoming House we have been running around like chickens with our heads cut off, trying to get all the produce and such harvested, preserved, and set aside for winter. With the exception of Sunday, I have actually been canning every day [...]

By |2016-06-03T18:17:40-05:00August 1st, 2012|DIY, For the Garden, Homesteading|4 Comments



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