Category Archives: CANNING

Homemade Pomegranate Jelly

There are several methods for extracting your pomegranate juice.  I cut my pomegranates in half and scoop out the seeds.  I then place the seeds in a saucepan,  cover with water and bring to a boil.  I then strain the juice/seeds … Continue reading

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Grape Jelly

2 bottoms jars are grape jelly – top jar is grape syrup (jelly that didn’t set) 5 Cups grape juice (about 4 ½ pounds grapes and ½ cup water) 1 Package powdered pectin 5 Cups sugar I usually make my … Continue reading

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CANNING AWARDS 2011

FIRST PLACE Pepper Rings Cherries Pickled Figs Zucchini Pickles Squash Pickles Squash Relish Plum Jelly Whole Peppers Blackberry Juice Peaches Dried Basil (not pictured) SECOND PLACE Dried Apples Salsa Picante Pickled Okra Blueberries THIRD PLACE Tomatoes

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Canning Fig Pickles

  Fig Pickles 4 quarts firm-ripe figs 3 cups sugar 2 quarts water 2 cups sugar 3 cups vinegar 2 sticks cinnamon 1 tablespoon whole allspice 1 tablespoon whole cloves Yield: About 8 pints. Procedure – Peel figs. (If unpeeled … Continue reading

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Canning Cherries

Wash and pit the cherries.  I have been cutting cherries in half for years to can them and I finally broke down and purchased a cherry pitter.  What had I been waiting on?  It has been the best purchase I … Continue reading

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