Home Canned Meat

Canning meat at home is one of the easiest canning you will ever do! The only special items you need are a pressure canner (not a pressure cooker), jars and pickling salt. If you want to keep canning after you try this, I would also suggest a tool set. I will be including links to…

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Jerky!

Yes! I made jerky! Join me for my first time and check out the updated recipe below. I learned a lot. The first thing I learned is it’s not as difficult as I thought it would be. The second thing is, when it comes to dehydrating, time is relative. In this video, I cut the…

Finished Full Apron

Well, I’ve been a bit busy.  I’m really enjoying sewing and can’t wait to move on up to something that can be worn out in public, though this is pretty dang close, even though it is an apron.   So, let’s start with the basics: This is the pattern I used: I am not a girly…

Mushroom Barley Soup

http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Mushroom-Barley-Soup-993 Ingredients    1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter    1 pound mushrooms, cut into 1/2-inch pieces    2 large carrots, chopped    2 large celery stalks, chopped    1 onion, chopped    1/2 cup pearl barley, rinsed    2 tablespoons all purpose flour    8 cups canned vegetable broth    1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley    1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried…

Canned Sardine Fritters – Fritelle Sarde

Since my seafood allergy disappeared, I’ve been stocking up on canned fish again.  I never really thought of cooking with any of it.  lol http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/mario-batali/canned-sardine-fritters-fritelle-sarde-recipe.html Ingredients2 cans good-quality oil-packed sardines, chopped2 large eggs2 cloves garlic, finely chopped1/4 bunch parsley leaves, finely chopped plus extra, for garnish1 to 2 tablespoons chopped pepperonchini1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs1…