How to Can Applesauce the Easiest Way in the World

*This post originally appeared on October 17, 2011.  I have taken new pictures to update the post. * I have made applesauce every year for the last 10 years. After living in the Pacific Northwest (Portland area) for 5 years I became spoiled by all the amazing apple splendor.  One particular house we lived in {…Read More…}

Strawberry Jam Labels

I love canning.  I enjoy giving a fresh jar of jam to neighbors, friends and family.  It seems like everyone around me appreciates a little sugared fruit in a jar.  While doing my yearly strawberry jam canning session I realized that the little jelly jars fit perfectly back into the plastic crates that local grocery {…Read More…}

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Filling

A couple of afternoons in the summer and fall canning saves me countless hours all winter long.  I have canned many jams before and every year I also do dozens of jars of applesauce. I have also shared my canned apple butter and pumpkin butter on here before as well.  Today I have asked A {…Read More…}