Dehydrating Celery

Dehydrating Celery

Dehydrated celery is something that I never thought I’d have to have in my house. But, do you know how convenient it is to have a jar full when one of your kids gets sick and asks for soup? I almost always keep a whole chicken in the freezer for this purpose as well. And…

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Canning tomatoes…made easy!

Canning Tomatoes....made easy!

Yes, I said it! Canning tomatoes is easy. Now, I didn’t say it isn’t time consuming but it is easy! There are so many reasons to do it too. It saves money, you are actually using field ripened tomatoes, you are using local produce, and you know exactly what is in your jar of tomatoes!…

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Freezing Blueberries

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It’s blueberry time! Woohoo! Who doesn’t love picking blueberries in 90 degree, hot, humid weather? (My kids, that’s for sure!) Actually, they are the ones that asked to go picking. It’s part of the summer tradition. We pick at a farm just about five miles up the road. The berries are big and juicy. We…

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