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Do you have an abundance of cucumbers and zucchini from the end of year harvest? I know that I always end up with way more than I know what to do with. So this article is ALL about pickles!  What better way to celebrate a pickling party than to give you an article with all …

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Love the crunchy, yummy pickles you get with a sandwich at the deli? Learn to make your own garlic dill pickles at home – no canning required! Canning pickles is always a delicious way to use up your cucumber harvest from the garden. But, imagine stocking up on pickles without having to pull out the …

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Our goal this year for the garden was to try and use as much as we possibly could during harvest for our families consumption and use! Trying to think outside of the box and use, freeze, process and can as much of the plants and herbs that we could! Harvesting and roasting fresh sunflower seeds …

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This past week I made some fresh roasted tomato and herb sauce that you may can or freeze! This recipe is easy and absolutely delicious and only calls for a couple of minor adjustments if you plan to can it! I chose to freeze this first batch so that we have a quick pull out …

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Save the the flowers from your backyard and make this delicious day lily Syrup recipe to drizzle over pancakes and waffles throughout the year! I know, I know…you’re thinking I’ve totally lost my mind this time! But, this day lily Syrup recipe is soooo good! And if you’re willing to give it a try, you’re …

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Love the sugary goodness of corn on the cob? Learn how to freeze sweet corn for a taste of summer all year long! Hello!! Hope you are doing awesome today! Once again, I start this post with thanks to my Gram for teaching me how to freeze sweet corn. For as long as I can …

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Boost the shelf life of your garden beans and enjoy the harvest year-round with this delicious recipe for Pickled Green Beans AKA Dilly Beans! I took the whole weekend off from the shop. It’s the first time I’ve done that in forever and it felt really good! I finally got a few projects done around …

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Have some extra pumpkins laying around? Learn how to freeze your own homemade pumpkin puree to make pies, cakes and other pumpkin-y delicious treats year round! Okay…so, I’m done boring you with tomato recipes…for now. But, I’m back today with a little recipe tutorial for you about how to freeze your own homemade pumpkin puree. …

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Looking for an easy pickle recipe that’s not full of chemicals and preservatives? Try this recipe for Sweet & Tangy Refrigerator Pickles – they taste better than store-bought and they’re healthier for you, too. We eat a lot of pickles around here. In fact, my family consumes at least a jar a week. Sweet pickles, …

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Have an excess of green beans in your garden this year? Don’t waste them! Learn the steps to freezing green beans at home and you’ll get to enjoy the harvest all year long! Unfortunately, I planted my beans a little late this year and so, they aren’t ready to pick, yet. But, my neighbor has …

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Hello! I hope you had an awesome weekend! Today, I’m sharing my favorite Quick & Easy Homemade Refrigerator Pickles. I hope you love them too! *Updated from old post. This quick & easy homemade refrigerator pickles recipe is so simple, you’ll want to make them every day! I love pickles! And when I say I …

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Hello – hope you’re doing great! I’m back today with the most delicious Bread and Butter Dill Zucchini Pickle recipe! Side note: I actually prepared this post in August of last year and just never had time to post it. So, I thought now would be a great time to share this one, just before …

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This “Kitchen Sink” Homemade Barbecue Sauce is the perfect topping for your grilled steak, chicken or pork ribs! When I was making the Rhubarbecue Sauce the other day, I got thinking… If it’s okay to can this, why can’t I make regular homemade barbecue sauce for canning? Well, it turns out you can! And it’s …

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Give your burgers a healthy boost with this Sweet Zucchini Pickle Relish. It’s simple to prepare and keeps your zucchini fresh all year long! Hello! I hope you’re doing great! Today, I’m sharing an old favorite, Sweet Zucchini Pickle Relish! I hope you enjoy trying this one out because it is definitely a favorite around …

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