How To Make Homemade Sweet or Spicy BBQ Sauce

Homemade BBQ Sauce

Nobody has time in the heat of summer (and the unending harvesting) to make batch after batch of different sauces. This base recipe for BBQ sauce can stand on it’s own but also serves as a starting point for a variety of delicious sauces. Spicy and Smokey BBQ Sauce Starting with the 1/2 unstrained base […]

Crispy Air Fryer Potatoes – How to Use Canned Potatoes

Crispy Air Fryer Potatoes

Home canned potatoes can be used for more than just adding to stews and making mash potatoes. Their pre-cooked consistency lends itself perfectly to an easy side dish. Soft and fluffy in the middle with a crunchy coating this recipe is a fantastic way to use up some canned potatoes. I often use the air […]

Roasted Carrot and Garlic Soup – How to Canning Guide

Roasted Carrot and Garlic Soup

Time for another soup recipe! The last of my carrots have been stubbornly growing in the garden the past few weeks despite the drop in temperatures to below freezing. With plenty of plain carrots already canned up, I wanted to try something a little different. I’ve never made or tried roasted carrot soup before and […]

Classic Spicy Pickled Okra

Spicy Pickled Okra Ingredients

A paleolithic monster taking over a corner of my garden is not what I was expecting when I planted my first Okra seeds. I knew what the pods looked like, but somehow all my research had failed to prepare me for what would end up being the largest plant I would grow in my garden […]