The Secret to Preserving Crunchy Pickles

  1. Tracey Hiebert says:

    I used to can all kinds of things when my kids were little. (How I did it with 3 little kids I don’t know!) anyway, I’ve started to can again..I made my dills yesterday and I put a 1/8 tsp of horseradish in each jar…the aunt that gave me her recipe said it wouldn’t make them hot, it will keep them crisp! I will let you know in 5 weeks! ????

  2. Gerry says:

    Somehow canning skipped a generation in my family. My mother canned everything using the pressure canner but I never learned how because we weren’t allowed in the kitchen in case it exploded. My job was to snap the green beans and shell the peas all on a newspaper across my lap while watching soap operas on hot afternoons. The corn shucking took place outside under the shade tree. Although I never canned, my son and daughter in law grow a huge garden and can tons of stuff all in the hot water bath method and my daughter and son in law do the same. My daughter makes the BEST hot pepper jelly ever. Your stories are motivating me to give a garden and canning a try next year. I only planted tomatoes this year. Love you guys and just keep doing what you’re doing. I’ll keep tuning in, you always make me laugh.

  3. Jen says:

    I made strawberry jam yesterday & it still has not set. I’m upset but not giving up.

  4. Debby says:

    I thought I remembered you making homemade sauerkraut and sharing it on your stories, but can’t seem to find it searching your blog. Is there any way I find it. Thinking of making some myself.

  5. […] the last several years, we have canned tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, tomato soup, salsa, sweet and dill pickles, etc.  Deb isn’t a fond lover of canning, but she sure loves eating it throughout the […]

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