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How To Can Over A Wood Fire

August 7, 2015


How To Can Over A Wood Fire

When my husband first started to suggest that we needed to think about prepping, I have to admit…I drug my feet a little. It just seemed like an unnecessary expense for us as a newly married couple. Even so, we found ways to stretch our income in order to build our preps. We learned a […]

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22 Strange Things To Can

April 29, 2015


22 Strange Things To Can

When preparing for a long term emergency, it’s good to have a variety of foods stored away for times when you might not be able to get to a grocery store for a while. “Food fatigue” is a real thing, causing people to choose to starve instead of eating the same thing over and over […]

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How To Can Pork

April 16, 2015



Canning Pork is a very easy process even though it may seem intimidating.  All meats are safely canned only in a pressure canner.  Pork is handled like any red meat and has the same canning directions as beef.  This will work with any cut of pork.  This day I actually used boneless pork chops just […]

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16 Flower Jellies That’ll Knock Your Socks Off

April 7, 2015


16 Flower Jelly Recipes That'll Knock Your Socks Off!

Although cold weather isn’t quite behind us, Spring has definitely arrived. The flowers are just beginning to wake from their long slumber and emerge reborn from their earthy graves. Pretty soon we’ll be surrounded by gorgeous shades of pink, white, yellow, orange, purple, and everything in between. My absolute favorite part of Spring is finding […]

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Two Ways To Can Chicken Legs

March 27, 2015


two ways to can chicken legs

Knowing how to can chicken on the bone comes in really handy when you butcher your own chickens or when chicken legs or thighs go on sale at the store. I’ll be canning chicken legs in this tutorial, but you would use the same methods for canning chicken thighs and wings as well. There are […]

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23 Things You Must Know To Can Meat Safely

February 24, 2015


Meat is one of those things that people tend to be the most scared to try canning. Food poisoning can be a very serious matter. I don’t blame anyone who approaches preserving meats with trepidation. I was the same way when I first started canning! My biggest fear was that I would do something wrong […]

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