6 Secrets of Hot Water Bath Canning You Might Not Know
We’re canning, you’re canning, just about everyone is canning these days. And we think that’s pretty fantastic. But before you fill your kitchen with steaming-hot glass jars and pounds of tomatoes, we have a few insider tips that might just make your next canning session go a lot more smoothly. A few weeks ago, I had the extremely happy privilege of attending one of Marisa McClellan‘s canning classes during the tour for her recently released book, Food in Jars.
Canning 101:The Basic Steps of Canning & Preserving
Here's a canning primer, complete with a bit of canning history, reasons for the current canning resurgence, and even a bit of troubleshooting.
Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam
A sweet, salty, smoky, spicy and down right tasty bacon jam that is the definition of umami! This bacon jam goes well on toast for breakfast and makes for a great condiment in sandwiches and burgers of all sorts!
Delight the coffee lovers in your life with this sweet, pure coffee jelly. Serve as you would normal jelly, but it shines most especially on Simple French Toast with a cap of whipped cream and a dusting of cocoa powder, on waffles, pancakes, or in between cake layers
Wine Jelly Recipe - Food.com
This is a variation from another of my favorite cookbooks, The Encyclopedia of Creative Cooking edited by Charlotte Turgeon. The original recipe calls for Burgundy wine. I've made it with Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel. I've also made it with a white wine, and it works just as well. This is another of those county fair blue ribbon winners. ****Important Note - I'm assuming here that you know how to sterilize and prepare jars and lids for canning/jelly/jam making, so this is not included…
My daughter makes this marmalade every spring when rhubarb's abundant. Our family enjoys her gift…a refreshing departure in flavor from all the berry jams and jellies. —Leo Nerbonne, Delta Juction, Alaska
Red Grapefruit Marmalade Marmalade makes a flavorful addition to warm baked goods and it’s easy to make your own at home. This version uses sweet and juicy red grapefruits for a spread that is as...
Cloche with Vintage Chippy Door Knob
Very charming and fabulous to display your treasures. Made from bits and pieces that were destined for the rubbish bin, they were happily rescued and beautified. Measures 11 1/2" to top of knob, 8 3/4" inside height, 5" opening. The knob is a beaten up-seen better days actual door knob. Glass has no chips, cracks or scratches, ready to use.
A Provence Summer Preserve ~ French Set Apricot and Lavender Jam (Confiture)
A wonderful French set jam that is soft and full of fruit......the lavender adds a subtle flavour to the finished jam and also discourages mould. Serve this soft set confiture with toast, croissants or fresh crusty bread - it is also wonderful when used to sandwich cakes and in jam tarts.