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Canning Recipe: Pepper Jelly

This recipe is great because you can totally control how mild or spicy this pepper is based on the type of peppers used.  Play with the recipe and adjust to your taste! I make candied jalapenos each year but this year I wanted to try something different and also create a recipe that would allow… Continue reading Canning Recipe: Pepper Jelly

Farm · Gardening · Green beans · Tomatoes

Flagger’s tape, Conspicuity tape, Engineering tape…more uses than you can count.

Flagger’s tape ..at ~4 bucks for 300 feet I knew was great for marking new trees in a field so you don’t mow them… Or marking an electric fence for animals (and children.)   Amber found another use, and possibly the best…Its a cheap way to tie tomatoes or beans to a support post.  … Continue reading Flagger’s tape, Conspicuity tape, Engineering tape…more uses than you can count.

Farm Kitchen · Food Preservation · Gardening · Green beans

Green Beans: Freezing without blanching.

So, freezing is my absolutely favorite way to preserve green beans, let me tell you why….. I grew up eating canned beans. They were on my Mamaw’s table at nearly every dinner. Easy to grow an abundance of these things, they became a staple. I liked them fine out of those jars; a little bacon… Continue reading Green Beans: Freezing without blanching.