Category Archive for: ‘Canning’

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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Great Recipe For Roasted Tomato Pizza Sauce

Roasted Heirloom Tomato Pizza Sauce

I have a secret that allows me to make pizza sauce for the whole year, in just a few hours (and most of that time is spent drinking wine!). It’s roasting!  Roasting the garlic and tomatoes fresh from the garden, sweetens up the couldn’t-be-more-fresh flavour and means there is no need to slave over your sauce to reduce it and build flavour. …

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Pineapple Mint Chutney Recipe

Pineapple Mint Chutney

Do your recipes need a little kick of something new? This refreshing pineapple mint chutney is sure to do the trick! The recipe comes to us from the Best of Bridge Home Preserving recipe book so you know that it’s a good one! Pineapple Mint Chutney (page 178) Pineapple and mint are two flavors that just seem natural together. 6 cups chopped …

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Pickled Golden Beets

My Famous Pickled Golden Beets with Ginger and Star Anise

I just love this recipe for pickled golden beets with ginger and star anise. The brine is sweet with just a hint of the spices, a beautiful compliment to the earthy golden beets. I made this along with a more traditional beet recipe, Tarragon Pickled Beets, to enter in a canning contest. When it came time to submit the entry, I couldn’t …

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