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Preserving

Do you like to preserve recipes in jars or the freezer for use at a later date? Here you’ll find some of my favorite recipes for preserving, like this Vanilla Spiced Pear Butter, Canned Salsa, and many more canning and preserving recipes!

Raspberry Curd

Raspberry Curd is a simple recipe with many uses, and the perfect way to use up extra egg yolks and fresh or frozen raspberries. Creating this Raspberry Curd I must admit that I didn’t think that this curd was going to be spectacular. With my first bite of a buttery English muffin spread with this …

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Vanilla Spiced Pear Butter

This Vanilla Spiced Pear Butter makes an excellent homemade gift during the holidays. I’ve included instructions on how to can pear butter as well so you can enjoy it for months to come! Save this recipe for Vanilla Spiced Pear Butter to Pinterest! Making Homemade Pear Butter I had a craving recently for this Vanilla Spiced …

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pickled vegetables in a bowl

How to Make Pickled Vegetables

This quick pickled vegetables recipe is so easy – no cooking required! These Vietnamese Bahn Mi inspired vegetables are a great addition to sandwiches, lettuce wraps, and more. Come learn how simple it is to make these quick and easy Asian pickles. We made this recipe for quick picked vegetables several times over the summer …

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Basil Pesto with Almonds and Pecans Recipe + Tips to Freeze Pesto and Ways to Use Pesto

Walnut Almond Pesto

Homemade Walnut Almond Pesto is the perfect way to use up the last of that summer garden basil. This Basil Pesto with Almonds and Walnuts freezes well to offer you summer flavor year round. Save this Walnut Almond Pesto recipe to Pinterest!  Creating This Easy Pesto Recipe Summer is winding down and I kind of can’t …

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How to Make Easy Pickled Red Onions

Quick Pickled Red Onions

If thinking it’s a difficult task is what’s keeping you from trying your hand at making these Quick Pickled Red Onions, think again! They’re called QUICK for a very good reason. Easy Pickled Onions Recipe I made my first jar of these Quick Pickled Red Onions (and posted about it on Instagram) in just about 10 …

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Canning Salsa

Adventures in Canning

A few weeks back Sunflower Farmers Market had on the vine tomatoes on sale for $0.67/lb. On the vine tomatoes are usually at least $1.50/lb., even at Costco they are about $2.20/lb. I figured if I was ever going to experiment with making and canning fresh salsa, this was my chance. The recipe made about …

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