Apple Butter Goodness
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Apple Butter Goodness

Preserving a Legacy of Family, Faith, and Food – November 1 – December 31 Written by Meghan Carver Few things usher in a holiday feel more than the aroma of simmering cinnamon and cloves, shiny gold and red apples, and a mug of warm cider. Add a plate of cookies and a fire crackling in…

Preserving a Legacy: Pickled Beets
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Preserving a Legacy: Pickled Beets

Article Written By Cleo Lampos On Thanksgiving Day, our family will gather around a table laden with the usual dishes: cranberries in Jell-o, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, green beans, oven-warm rolls, sliced turkey and pickled beets. Lots of pickled beets, for everyone from grandpa to preschoolers relishes that tangy taste from home grown and…

Canning Stewed Tomatoes
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Canning Stewed Tomatoes

Remember how we went to the Farmer’s Market in Asheville last Sunday and purchased 11 bushels of tomatoes? This year I decided to use part of the tomatoes to make Stewed Tomatoes which I love to eat with okra and cornbread. Yum! Melissa’s Stewed Tomatoes for Canning 2 quarts coarsely chopped tomatoes 1/4 cup chopped…

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What to Do with Summer Squash #1

I love summer time. The bounty of fresh from the garden (or farmer’s market) produce is such a blessing! Yellow squash and zucchini are usually found in abundance. Even if you don’t have a garden of your own, you probably have friends who do – and you will end up with some of their overflowing…

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Enchilada Sauce for Canning

Okay, so I started getting all the produce put up. We bought 6 more bushels of tomatoes. That’s a lot of tomatoes! Plus the bushel of Pablano Peppers! All in all our trip to the Farmer’s Market in Asheville, NC gave me…  7 bushels of tomatoes 14 bushels of apples 1 bushel sweet potatoes 1…