background preloader

Food in Jars - A Canning Blog

Food in Jars - A Canning Blog
This post is the next installment in my sponsored content partnership with Craftsy. This time, I took Peter Reinhart’s Perfect Pizza at Home course. It was amazing and changed my relationship with homemade pizza forever. Read on for more! I’ve long been of the belief that even bad pizza can be good, if the circumstances are right. For instance, free pizza that appears in your workplace around lunchtime.

Dry food storage Since the big kitchen remodel, I have gone to great pains to better organize our pantry. What I am particularly happy with, is our method of dry goods storage. I dislike standard flour and sugar canisters. Can someone explain WHY nobody designs those silly decorative things to actually hold the usual 5 lb bag of flour or sugar? I have been collecting industrial sized pickle jars for a LONG TIME! *HINT* make friends with a local restaurant owner... 101 Uses for Jams and Jellies - Harvest Forum Here's a couple of recipes to use excess marmalade: Dreamy Orange Cheesecake Dip From the Cooking Forum (and I forgot to record who posted it) 1 8 oz. pkg reduced fat cream cheese-softened 1/2 cup orange marmalade 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Combine cheese, marmalade and vanilla in a small bowl.

The 'Busy' Trap Anxiety: We worry. A gallery of contributors count the ways. If you live in America in the 21st century you’ve probably had to listen to a lot of people tell you how busy they are. It’s become the default response when you ask anyone how they’re doing: “Busy!” “So busy.” “Crazy busy.”

Soul Kitchen What is the JBJ Soul Kitchen? The Soul Kitchen is a Community Restaurant, a non-profit community program run by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation. What is a community restaurant? A Community Restaurant is a place where individuals or families can come to eat a hot, nutritious meal in a warm, welcoming setting and meet their neighbors. 5 Simple Ways To Save Money In The Kitchen Last January I joined a great group of bloggers to bring you 5 Simple Ways. We each offered 5 simple tips to start the New Year covering various subjects like money, decorating, fashion, organizing, healthy living, kitchen life, and more. (Don’t forget to pick up the free ebook we put together from last year’s 5 Simple Ways series.)

National Center for Home Food Preservation About Us The National Center for Home Food Preservation is your source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation. The Center was established with funding from the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (CSREES-USDA) to address food safety concerns for those who practice and teach home food preservation and processing methods. more >>> Announcing a free, self-paced, online course for those wanting to learn more about home canning and preservation. Introduction to Food Preservation General Canning Canning Acid Foods Canning Low-Acid Foods This course is offered in the University of Georgia eLC system.

12 Things You Should Be Able to Say About Yourself You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. – Mae West You know you’re on the right track when you can repeat each of the following headlines to yourself, honestly. (And if you can’t, this list gives you something positive to work on.) 1. I am following my heart and intuition.

The Italian Pantry : Recipes and Cooking A well-stocked pantry makes whipping up delicious Italian meals a snap. Countless dishes can be made from ingredients on hand, but with a quick dash through the express line for perishables, the options are limitless. Olive Oil: There is an enormous variety of good olive oil available today, even on the shelves of most supermarkets. - Your Ultimate Shelf Life Guide You've just gotten halfway through a recipe, only to discover that a key ingredient is missing because you tossed it during your last cleaning spree. It’s a predicament you shouldn't have to face again — at least when it comes to the nine kitchen staples we've listed here. When stored properly, these everyday items will last for years — sometimes decades — even after they’ve been opened. And they’ll lose very little, if any, of their original quality as time passes.

Related:  Food Preservation: Canning and More