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How to Safely Use a Pressure Canner
June 19, 2020 · · Canning & Kitchen

Low-acid foods must be processed at a temperature that is hotter than boiling water. Compared to water bath canning or steam canning, which processes jars at 212ºF, a pressure canner processes at 240ºF, the necessary temperature for destroying food spoilage organisms in foods with a pH greater than 4.6. Such low-acid foods include poultry, seafood, meats, and most vegetables.

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Eliminating Weevils in Flour and Rice
December 4, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites Their little legs wriggled on my spoon. How harmful could they be? Casting my eyes to each side, I watched for approaching family members as I dropped …

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Gas Refrigerator DIY Maintenance

Add to Favorites Most people don’t take care of their refrigerators. It doesn’t matter if they are electric or gas, both require maintenance to run efficiently. Gas refrigerators need attention to …

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How to Start Living Off The Grid With Young Children

Add to Favorites By Abby Stout – I kept wondering, where are all the articles for us moms who are trying to create a homestead or who want to learn …

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Pavlova Dessert: Easy and Elegant
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites Pavlova. Does the name intrigue you? Well, you’re not alone. I first encountered a recipe for Pavlova years ago in cooking school. I was intrigued and impressed …

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Make-Ahead Gifts from the Kitchen
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites The holidays will soon be upon us, and that means finding the perfect gift for everyone on the list. I’ve got the answer for those hard-to-buy-for folks. …

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Limoncello Recipe: Make Ahead for Holiday Giving
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites The holidays will soon be upon us, and that means finding the perfect gift for everyone on the list. I’ve got the answer for those hard-to-buy-for folks. …

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Best Baking Apples For Pie, Kuchen, and Dumplings
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites When my kids were little, I wore out the phrase “A is for apples.” It started when we planted an orchard of apple trees across from our …

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Create Your Own DIY Cookbook
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites One day as I was looking through my grandmother’s cookbook, I got the idea to make a DIY cookbook to preserve our family recipes. As members of …

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How to Make Bread Pudding
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites When I was a child, mom took leftover bread, milk, sugar, eggs, and flavoring and morphed those ingredients into a simple, comforting bread pudding. The pudding varied …

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An Easy Carrot Cake Recipe Evokes Sweet Memories
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites This easy carrot cake recipe came down to me from my mother, who passed away just over two years ago. She didn’t teach me any easy pie …

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How to Make Fresh Pasta
March 13, 2019 · · Canning & Kitchen

Add to Favorites If you already grow tomatoes and keep chickens, why haven’t you learned how to make fresh pasta? It’s not difficult. First comes the garden. An overabundance of …

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What’s for Dessert?

Add to Favorites By Wanda Pentyon Egg Custard Pie 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup flour 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 cups milk 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 unbaked pie …

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Hearty Minnesota Fare

Add to Favorites By Clara Groenhoff, Minnesota My Norwegian great-grandparents homesteaded the farm where I grew up. I’ve also always been a homesteader at heart. I’ve raised 11 children on …

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The Countryside Cookbook — 100/4

Add to Favorites We have been publishing recipes that readers have sent us for decades, and most of those recipes will never go out of style. If you would like to …

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