Sweet Onion Mustard (Canning for Christmas Gifts)

A wonderful tasting mustard that used to be available in stores but was discontinued a decade ago by the French’s Mustard Co. You can still get it in Canada but not here in the USA. This is my version of this mustard and is easy to make. Having grown up in Northeast Ohio this was…

Pickled Sweet Onions

I found this recipe in a small canning cookbook and knew we would enjoy this condiment. It is an easy canning recipe that can be done year around. You don’t need a pressure canner and is processed in a water bath. I bought a large bag of sweet onions on sale so you don’t have…

Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce (Home Canned)

If you are new to canning, this is a very easy to make. It is a very mild version of Thia sweet chili sauce. The dipping sauce has a beautiful red color from the sweet red peppers and perfect for gift giving. There is only a hint of hot pepper flavor, which my family loves….

Sweet Pickled Salad Cubes (Relish)

Salad cubes are a larger chopped pieces than sandwich relish. This chunky relish is excellent used in pasta and other salads. I can sometimes find this relish at the grocery store usually during the summer months. I don’t think there will be many sweet pickle choices this year with all the shortages. That is why…

Cranberry Sauce Home Canned

I look forward every year to cranberry season.  There is nothing better than home canned cranberries.  Canning up the cranberries are a delicious way of enjoying them throughout the year.   My recipe is one that came from my mother that is very easy.  It is whole cranberry sauce that jells up.  Cranberries are full of…

Three Bean Salad Home Canning Recipe

I didn’t get to do any canning this summer due to health issues. Now that I am feeling better it is time to do some winter small batch canning. I have my stash of lids that I had to stay on my toes to find last spring. There was plenty of empty jars sitting in…

Corn and Black Bean Salsa (Home Canned)

It was time to make some more canned salsa because we had used up all the other I made last fall. I wanted to try making corn and black bean this time. I used my recipe from last fall and this time water bathed it. I just added one cup of corn and 2 cups…

Home Canned Barbeque Baked Beans for Two

I have been canning and I thought I should share this recipe. You can take dried beans and can them. To do that you will need a pressure canner. I have a Carrey pressure canner that I bought a couple of years ago because I have a glass top stove. It is not recommended to…

Home Canned Tropical Mixed Fruit

This is a delicious way of preserving fruit which is not enough of one type to can. It is done with a light syrup and in a water bath. The choice of fruit is up to what you have. You can make traditional fruit cocktail with peaches, pears, grapes, pineapple and maraschino cherries. The jars…

Home Canned Maraschino Cherries Without Liquor

I always wanted to try making my own maraschino cherries. Some one posted in a online canning group a link to making them in a post showing their canned cherries. Bing cherries was used and no Maraschino Liquor. Most recipes I have seen uses the liquor from Italy. This recipe is a four day process…