Chutney

I’ve never made chutney even though the recipes I see look yummy. So my question is for you. How do you use chutney? Is it a side dish? Is it a condiment?

preserving updates

I defrosted my freezer this week in preparation for hunting season.  My upright freezer only needs defrosting every other year so it is not too bad.  It also gives me a chance to sort and find any hidden gems tucked back out of site. I uncovered a package of about 6 pounds of ground venison […]

Canning Peach Jam, tried low sugar.

I experimented with my last load of peach jam. I did 8 half pints of the same peach jam recipe except…. I cut the sugar in half. I then had 2 sons do a taste test….

Mutant Veggies

My garden is just about done for the year.  The weather has turned colder and all that is left is a few Roma tomatoes that are half orange and I am hopeful but doubtful  they will turn red. I’ve been canning carrots and canning beets this past week.   I froze the last of the peppers […]

Home Made Chicken Soup

Home Made Chicken Soup I canned Chicken Soup this morning.  My husband will take these for meals on the road. The bonus was I had enough left over for lunch for the boys and I.   I Added a loaf of bread I made and we were set!  NO cooking…. well if you don’t count […]