13 Essential Summer Canning Recipes

Summer is here and for me that means it’s canning season. You can’t call yourself small town and not do a little bit of canning! It’s a thing. Cultural even! I don’t know anyone in my neck of the woods who doesn’t at least do a little jamming and pickling.…

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Adventures in Canning: Crockpot Apple Butter

Once upon a time, there was a lovely lady in my life who I called Aunty Ruth. Aunty Ruth was my nanny circa age 1-5. She was out of this world. A kind soul with a flair for cooking, baking, canning, gardening, sewing, and Jesus. I often find myself working…

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Adventures in Canning: Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Strawberry Rhubarb is a grand blend. That’s all I can say. Well, no it’s not, but it’s a good start! It all began with my lovely neighbors going to New Zealand for the month of May. While they were gone they told me I could snag some rhubarb from their…

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Adventures in Canning: Dill Pickles

How to make delicious homemade canned dill pickles. Small Town Girl Blog.

A summer of canning would not be complete with out classic dill pickles now would they? I love dill pickles. I’m one of those people who can sit around and eat them straight out of the jar and call it a meal. The salty, vinegary flavor just does it for…

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Small Town Girl’s Favorite Finds

Welcome back to another fabulous edition of Small Town Girl’s Favorite Finds. I hope your week is going well! Here’s a little blog love for some of my absolute favorite posts from last week. I hope you enjoy. Also check out the Pinterest board for more of my favorite finds! Up…

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Adventures in Canning: Dilly Beans

How to can delicious dilly beans. Small Town Girl Blog.

Last summer I discovered the wonderful world of canning. It’s the crafty, rewarding, and a great way to stay productive in the summer. As a teacher, I’ll admit, I get lazy and out of sync when I don’t have a schedule… Canning is on of several activities that keeps me busy…

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Small Town Girl’s Favorite Finds

I’ve been wanting to do this for a while but have had been hard pressed to find time while working. But summer is upon us and I have big plans for the blog! In this new installment, I will share my favorite posts from fellow bloggers. I follow so many…

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Jalapeno Jelly and Great Friends

     Yesterday a couple of my girlfriends came over for some girl time and jalapeno jelly making. Jalapeno jelly may sound a bit strange but it is excellent on smoked fish, which we have in spades. We followed the recipe from “Blue Book” by the Ball canning company. I purchased some pepper…

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