I Love Canning Season

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 13 People

    Homemade Jam

    My oldest daughter and I went to the local orchard to get peaches for jam. Every year I make jams, jellies, and preserves out of every fruit in season, supplying my husband and I, as well as my 3 children's households. Well, at the orchard while paying we noticed small jars of...
    loyd loyd
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jul 7, 2008

    First Timer

    I am canning today for the first time. I was at Costco getting Strawberries, Blueberries, and Rasberries and thought to myself, I should make some of my own jelly. I tried using a Christmas gift for the first time about a month ago. It is a bread maker that makes homemade...
    IrwinFletcher IrwinFletcher
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 4, 2011

    Reminders Of Home

    I was raised on a farm and we canned beans, greens, kraut, jams and jellies, sausage, and so many other things.  I don't can as much as i did growing up but I do still do some cold packing etc. and I make some jams and jellies in the summer.  It is a relaxing thing...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2010
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