How to Can Pineapple

Canning is a little like painting a room. You’re initially excited about the process and you may even start with gusto, but at some point you realize there’s a bit of monotony involved. But at the end you stand back …

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How I Canned My Garden Tomatoes

This year I’ve done some experimenting with canning and I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how easy it truly is! There’s also something strangely satisifying about learning a time-honored tradition like canning, isn’t there? My aptly-named “Early Girl” tomato plant has been putting …

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How to Make Soup Mix in a Jar

Soup mix in a jar is an easy and extremely frugal gift – here are some ideas for putting it together yourself! This month I’m running a series called Love: in a Jar – it’s a fun exploration of all …

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