If you’re like most people, you’ve never heard of Thimbleberries. You won’t find them in a store, and they probably don’t grow where you live. Thimbleberries are similar to raspberries, but only grow in the Keweenaw peninsula of the upper … Continue reading
Strawberry jam is such a great way to try canning for the first time. You don’t need any crazy equipment–just a big pot, a ladle, jars, lids, and rings. And your ingredients: strawberries, sugar (so much sugar), pectin, and lemon … Continue reading
Canning isn’t easy. Doable, but a fair amount of work. Canning when you only have one foot is even harder. Doable, but even more work. Three cheers for friends who help!
Here’s the deal. Canned apple pie is pretty great. When you have canned filling, all you have to do is make (buy?) a pie crust, pour in a jar of pie filling and bake it. Voila! You have apple pie! You’ve already done all the chopping, sauce making, and spicing. Now, the pie is the easy part.
I followed this recipe. I found that the recipe makes enough sauce for 8 to 9 quarts, not the 7 quarts the recipe says. Win!
So, getting chopping….