How to Can and Process Grape Jelly

As promised in my previous post on Making Grape Jelly – First Get the Juice I am continuing on with the second phase of making grape jelly by letting you know How to Can and Process Grape Jelly. This is where the “magic” begins. Now as I stated before in the first post on making [...]

Water Bath Canning Procedures

The crops from the garden have steadily been coming in and from now until the time they are depleted my kitchen has been geared up for the home canning part of the season. I’ve shared with you all in my previous post Canning and Freezing Food at Home that my two favorite means of preserving [...]

Making Grape Jelly – First Get the Juice

Have you decided to try your hand at homemade grape jelly? The first step in Making Grape Jelly is Get the Juice. I had a busy time this weekend in my kitchen because that is exactly what I was doing. I was getting the juice from some luscious Concorde grapes donated by a friend of [...]

Advantages of Vegetable Gardening in Containers

Space is limited for most people in cities and urban areas. There is not enough room for a traditional vegetable garden. One of the first Advantages of Vegetable Gardening in Containers is that it gives you the opportunity to grow your own vegetables with very limited space.  Vegetables can be grown in a variety of [...]

Planning the Layout for a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden

As with any task you undertake having a well laid out plan is imperative to its success. When Planning the Layout for a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden there are many factors to consider. Let’s take a look at what you should keep in mind while planning your raised bed vegetable garden so that you may [...]