How to Make Pickled Relish from Cucumbers

Preparing your own pickled foods can become a very rewarding hobby. Not only is the process fun, but the fruits of your labor can be very delicious. Even better yet, homemade pickled foods are a lot healthier for you than the mass produced options available in your local grocery store. … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Own Homemade Spaghetti Sauce for Canning

There always seems to be a few days after work when a person is tired after a long day of work and has appointments or activities planned for that evening. You would probably rather relax on the couch and read or watch television, but you are faced with the problem of cooking something quick and healthy for your family before you head out to your meetings or activities. Spaghetti is a good choice for a weeknight, but the flavor of the store bought spaghetti sauce isn't always the … [Read more...]

An Absolutely Super Easy Homemade Pepper Relish

One of the most popular current trends is the concept of growing your own vegetables. You can find endless information on container gardening, square foot gardening and even patio gardening for those with extremely limited outdoor space. You also have community gardens and rooftop gardening to help you accomplish the goal of growing your own vegetables to enjoy throughout the summer months. But, if you're new to gardening, you're most likely unfamiliar with the process of preserving the … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Home Made Salsa

Homemade salsa is healthy and delicious. Whether you want a snack in between meals or something to wow your friends at a potluck dinner, you can’t go wrong with homemade salsa. Friends will ask how to make your homemade salsa. You can make it fresh or bottled. Both have advantages and disadvantages. … [Read more...]

Canning hot peppers recipe

You can preserve hot peppers such as chiles and jalapenos at home by canning. To can nine pints of peppers you will need about nine pounds of chile or jalapeno peppers. Choose good quality peppers. Peppers should be firm. Check the peppers for any spots or blemishes. Peppers with these defects should be discarded. Soft or shriveled peppers should not be used for canning. … [Read more...]