Category Archive for: ‘Canning’

Fig Jam With Secrets From Preservation Society

Fresh Fig Jam Recipe with Secrets

I have three fig trees growing in my garden. That wouldn’t seem like a strange thing unless you saw how small my garden is! There is no room for three figs but Oh, how I love fresh figs! This recipe for fresh fig jam comes to us from the book, Preservation Society Home Preserves: 100 Modern Recipes. Today, author Camilla Wynne …

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How To Make A Lemongrass And Ginger Sugar Scrub That Will Wake Up Your Skin

Simple Sugar Scrub Recipe in Two Energizing Scents

As part of the Natural Skincare Series, here is an uber-moisturizing, exfoliating sugar scrub recipe that will wake up your skin and your mind with two energizing scent choices: lemongrass/ginger… …or rosemary/spearmint. Sugar scrubs are a gentle way to smooth out your skin while adding moisture. They are easy to make with ingredients you have around the house (white or …

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Super Simple Radishes

Pickled Radishes

There just aren’t enough recipes with radishes.  They are just about the most fun veggie out there but they are completely under-appreciated.  Radishes are easy to grow, go from seed to food in a month, have gorgeous red (purple/pink/white) globes hidden under the soil, and they add just the right spicy kick to summer food. Many times we only use them in early spring as they are …

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All Natural Candles From How To Make Soy Beeswax Mason Jar Candles

Soy Beeswax Jar Candles

Warming up with the the fragrance and glow of handmade candles is even more pleasurable when you use healing essential oils and natural wax. These soy and beeswax candles are easy to make as you can see from this step-by-step tutorial. I like to use a blend of both soy wax and beeswax and don’t add additional colour. The more …

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What Is The Secret Ingredient In This Pumpkin Butter That Makes It So Good...mango

What Makes This Pumpkin Butter So Special?

This pumpkin butter is like no other. Not because it’s made in a slow cooker overnight making it super low maintenance. Nah. Not because of the pretty autumn-leaf labels. Nope.(But you CAN download these for free…just scroll down to the bottom of this post to get the PDF for either 2-inch or 2.5 inch round canning lid labels.)   It’s the …

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Free Printable Canning Labels For Jams And Preserves Cute Berry Design In 3 Colors

Free Canning Labels: Berries Design

I’m taking a break from the super busy canning season to post some brand new free canning labels! You may already be using some of the previous designs which you can find here and here. As you well know by now, I’m a big fan of making the presentation of the jar match the vibrant flavours inside and this new design is …

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