Home Canning

Dill Pickles

Fill each clean, hot quart-sized wide-mouth jar with: cucumbers (7-8 lbs of 3-4-inch pickling cucumbers are about what you’ll need for this recipe) 2 heads fresh dill 6 cloves of whole garlic, cut in half 1/8 tsp alum Heat the following mixture and pour into hot jars, over cucumbers: 13 1/2 cups water 4 1/2 […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Bring to a full ROLLING Boil that doesn’t stop when stirred.  Stir constantly while over heat. 4 cups rhubarb, chopped small 1 cup chopped stawberries 1 cup pineapples, crushed from a can 4 cups sugar Stir in: 1 small strawberry jello 2 TB butter Boil 4 minutes. Remove from heat, skim off any foam.  Fill […]

Spaghetti Sauce

To Make 7 quarts Cook on med-high heat until golden brown 6 medium onions 15 garlic cloves 1 cups hot olive oil Puree (chop 1/3 of vegetables for a chunkier sauce) Since all of this won’t fit into one blender, use a large bowl with an immersion blender, or do it in batches, leaving some […]