Dried Fruit Strawberry Jam

Freeze-Dried or Dehydrated for Canning Have you ever stood in the middle of you kitchen in the height of winter wishing you could make and preserve some strawberry jam? Well, now you can! By simply dehydrating and storing strawberries in the peak season, you can keep them year round. There… Read more“Dried Fruit Strawberry Jam”

Learning to Eat Healthy Foods—My Story

For a many years now, my family has gotten used to reaching for a jar or Ziploc bag instead of a box to make their convenience foods. Every year I add a new process to my repertoire of kitchen “gadgets” to make these choices even fresher; first canning, then dehydrating, and… Read more“Learning to Eat Healthy Foods—My Story”

Using the Oven for Dry Canning—Is it Safe?

Many people replace vacuum sealing or oxygen absorbers with this storage prep method, but is it really safe? Dry oven canning is the process of canning dry goods (such as flour, beans, oats, and dehydrated foods) in a 200°F/95°C oven. The standard instructions are to place items in glass canning… Read more“Using the Oven for Dry Canning—Is it Safe?”