One of my all time favorites….
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Preserving, canning and knowing what you're eating. Opening our family cookbook for all to enjoy.
One of my all time favorites….
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Strawberry Season has begun!
This recipe yields 12 jelly jars (8 oz)
Place the jars in the oven, heat to 200°. Cap, wash and chop berries. Measure berries. An average gallon yields 8 cups of chopped berries; this is important. For every cup of berries, you will need one cup of sugar. Add berries and 1/2 of the sugar to a stock pot and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Increase temperature to high. Once it’s at a rolling boil, boil for 5 minutes, occasionally stirring. Add remaining sugar, lemon juice and butter. Bring to a rolling boil and boil for 10 minutes, stir occasionally. Be sure to stir it enough that it doesn’t stick. Skim off any excess pink foam. Boil…
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Rarely, if ever, do folks can in half gallon jars anymore. But if you have a large family canning in this size jar will be handy. This could be a touchy subject for some because the USDA hasn’t approved the canning times on anything other than Grape and Apple Juice because those are the most commonly canned products in half gallon jars.
I stumbled across this chart, verified some processing times based on what I have learned in past experiences and have kept this chart handy for future canning needs. I have found the list below helpful; it saves a lot of time in calculating proper canning times.
The guidelines say that you add:
10 min to quart jar times for water bath canned acid foods
5 min to quart jar times for pressure canned acid foods
20% more time to quart jar times for non-acid pressure canned foods
On this chart, BW means processed in boiling water bath and 10# means processed under 10 pounds of pressure.
Apples BW 35 min
Applesauce BW 35 min
Apricots BW 40 min
Asparagus 10# 40 min
Beans, snap 10# 35 min
Beans, lima 10# 60 min
Beets 10# 48 min
Berries, except strawberries, BW 30 min
Bruss. Sprouts 10# 40 min
Broccoli 10# 48 min
Cabbage 10# 40 min
Carrots 10# 36 min
Cauliflower 10# 48 min
Cherries BW 35 min
Corn, kernel 10# 102 min.
Cranberries BW 25 min
Currants BW 30 min
Eggplant 10# 48 min
Fruit, dried BW 25 min
Figs BW 50 min
Grapes BW 30 min
Greens 10# 108 min
Fruit Juice BW add 10 min to quart time
Grapefruit BW 30 min
Hominy 10# 96 min
Nectarines BW 35 min
Okra 10# 48 min
Onions 10# 48 min
Peas 10# 48 min
Peaches BW 40 min
Pears BW 40 min
Peppers, sweet 5# 72 min
Pickles BW add 10 min to quart time
Pineapple BW 40 min
Plums BW 30 min
Potatoes 10# 48 min
Pumpkin 10# 108 min
Rhubarb BW 25 min
Rutabagas 10# 36 min
Soybeans 10# 96 min
Strawberries BW 25 min
Sweet potatoes, wet packed10# 168 min
Squash, summer 10# 36 min
Squash, winter 10# 108 min
Tomatoes BW 55 min, stewed add 10 mins
Tomato juice BW 25 min
MEATS & CONVENIENCE FOODS
Beef 10# 108 min
Stew Chunks, any meat 10# 90 min
Fish 10# 108 min
Game 10# 108 min
Ham 10# 108 min
Lamb,veal 10# 108 min
Pork 10# 108 min
Poultry 10# 108 min
Sausage 10# 108 min
Tenderloin 10# 108 min
Venison 10# 108 min
Bean soup 10# 72 min
Bean & Bacon soup 10# 75 min
Beans, baked 10# 75 min
Chicken soup 10# 60 min
Hamburger sauce 10# 108 min
Italian meat sauce 10# 90 min
Soup stock 10# 36 min
Tomato sauce 10# 45 min
Veg. Beef Stew 10# 90 min
I DO NOT TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PROBLEMS RESULTING FROM THIS POST. IT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, AND YOU USE SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK, AS WITH ALL CANNING RECIPES.
Do you have that one recipe that you make and you just don’t even think about it? For my crowd some of those recipes are homemade biscuits, gravy, slaw and deviled eggs. I often forget that people don’t make things from watching Grandma or experimenting. Some of our best recipes we created from experiments!
Over Thanksgiving one of my sisters mentioned “a recipe” that she found online and used for deviled eggs. So I’m putting this one out there for Sis…. Here’s how we whip up our deviled eggs.
First, we boil our eggs. We have found it’s easier to peel the eggs if you get the water to a boil before you put the eggs in the water. I used a slotted spoon to carefully lower my eggs in the water. Once they have boiled 15 mins, remove the eggs and run cold water over them. Peel the eggs, slice them in half and separate the eggs and the yolks.
Mix the egg yolks with a heaping spoon full of mayonnaise, diced sweet pickles (or sweet relish), a sprinkle of salt and a sprinkle of pepper.
When you have the yolk mixture to your liking, put it inside a gallon size ziplock bag and cut the corner so you can easily squeeze the egg out of the bag.
Preheat oven to 350°. Beat butter and sugars at medium speed with a mixer until creamy. Add eggs and 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla, beating until blended. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl; gradually add to butter mixture, beating just until blended. Beat in morsels just until combined. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a well greased pan or parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 10 to 14 minutes or until they’re done to your liking. Remove to wire racks, and cool completely, about 15 minutes.
Grab a glass of milk!!!
This is one of those mouth-watering recipes that can be used as a side dish at Thanksgiving, Christmas or as a dessert for any holiday occasion.
Mix together the apples, cranberries and sugar in a casserole dish. Top with 1/2 cup water.
Mix together the topping and sprinkle it over the cranberry, apple mixture.
Bake for 1 hour on 350 degrees. This is delicious as a side or as a dessert, warmed and topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!!!
Apple, apples, apples…..just one reason I love FALL! This is one thing I wish I canned more of; it never fails, we go through apple pie filling quick! I need to start making double what I think we will use. It’s just too easy, grab a can of pie filling, throw it in a pie shell, bake and ta-da – Apple Pie!
In a large stock pot mix together Clear Jel, sugar, apple juice, lemon juice and spices. Stir continually until the Clear Jel begins to thicken, it will look like store bought pie filling. Once it begins to thicken, add in the apples and continue to stir. Let all of the ingredients blend well, about 10 minutes.
When it gets to your desired thickness ladle into clean sterile jars leaving a generous 1 inch head space. Canning with Clear Jel is tricky. Be sure to leave extra head space, the Clear Jel tends to expand and increase in size as it increases in temperature. Wipe rims with a sterile cloth, place lid and ring and tighten finger tight. Water bath for 35 minutes. Let it sit in the canner for a few extra minutes before taking it out to prevent siphoning.
Now you’re one step closer to making the holidays and family get-togethers a little easier.