Cooking Techniques

Pressure Canning Safety Tips

To most people these may look like simple jars of home-canned pinto beans, but to me these beans are much more.  These jars celebrate an anniversary of sorts.  More importantly they are a symbol of my own courage and strength; and a reminder of  important lessons learned.  Too much for a […]


Forty-eight cobs of corn! That’s a lot to eat at one sitting. Looking for ways to preserve this wonderful sweet corn for when it’s out of season? Freezing it, on and off the cob, is an easy way to save the harvest. Corn, and most fruits and vegetables, has enzymes […]

Pantry Essentials

I have been participating in Bountiful Baskets for almost three years now. For my family it is not just a way to get our produce; it has become a lifestyle. We are more educated, healthier, and have more opportunities to serve because of this program. I have noticed that even […]

Canning and Bountiful Baskets

I am thrilled that Jeanne Gibbons, who participates with Bountiful Baskets in Arizona, is willing to share her experience with us when it comes to food, and especially, canning. Jeanne is a fount of knowledge when it comes to food preservation, which she often shares on our Facebook page. Without further […]