Easy Homemade Muscadine Syrup

Easy Homemade Muscadine Syrup

Last fall, we visited the state farmer’s market at the perfect time. It was Muscadine season and they were at the top of our list of items to buy. We love eating them but we enjoy them more throughout the year as jelly. While making the jelly, I knew I wanted to do something just a little different with some of the juice. While looking through my mom’s older edition Ball Bluebook, I came across blueberry syrup so I knew I wanted to make muscadine syrup with them.

Read More

Preserving Foods WITHOUT a Garden

Preserving Foods WITHOUT a Garden

Want to preserve foods but don't have a garden? You still can without spending a ton of money. Whether you live in the city with little space or you have room for a garden, you don’t need a garden to preserve foods for your family. While it is ideal to have your own garden, there are many reasons for not doing so. But they don’t have to stop you from enjoying the harvest of fresh foods  and preserving them for your family.

Read More

Easy Crock-Pot Apple Butter

Easy Crock-Pot Apple Butter

My first canning project for the season was apple butter. Before we moved, my Momma called and told me her trees were full of apples and asked if I wanted some when we got back to Georgia. I was so excited about having apples I knew were not full of pesticides for cake, jelly, and apple butter. I was amazed at the huge bag of apples in the bottom of her spare refrigerator;  all I could think about was making Apple Butter.

Read More