Food Preservation

How to Preserve Cantaloupe

This year we grew a lot of cantaloupe. And as usual everything was ready to come off the vine at about the same time.  This left us with a lot of melons to take try and [...]

Watermelon Fruit Leather

We grew a lot of watermelon in our garden this year.  It was the first time I’ve ever done it, and was pleasantly surprised that the melons actually grew.  They didn’t turn out as large as [...]

Canning Blackberry Jam

We did some canning of the wild balckberries we recently picked.  I’m very happy with the results and it seemed to be a simple enough process that anyone could do with the right equipment. Using three [...]