Friday, July 15, 2011

Favorite Things Friday: Canning Pantry


Today I am working on my Canning Pantry, I suppose that is why it is at the forefront of my mind. A favorite thing all the time. Going to my pantry and pulling something that we have planted, grown and preserved, it is a great feeling.

 We are putting up fresh peaches and blueberry jam, pickled peppers and peach preserves.
Such good, busy, happy times.
Next week, I hope to put up some green beans and tomatoes as the tomatoes are straggling coming in a little at a time.

Working together to provide for our family, it is such a good thing!
**all images from Pinterest 
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8 comments :

  1. So jealous of all your shelves. My husband promised to make me more shelves this year. I have they same amount of jars as you, but they are stacked in boxes everywhere by the end of the summer!

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  2. Have you every made peach and pit jelly? my husband was worried about the pits being poisonous, but I have seen plenty of recipes for it. I wish I had that much space ?

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  3. Everything looks beautiful in your pantry. You must share your dill pickle recipe, they look delish. What herbs do you dry? Have a great weekend Chas.
    Jessica

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  4. Chas, What a great job. Your shelves look BEAUTIFUL. YGG!!! So far, we've only got beets canned, but much more fresh produce should be coming on soon.

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  5. I had grand plans on canning this year until the 2nd or 3rd worst drought in Texas history and 100+ temps since May hit. My garden failed to produce from the heat and with the water rationing we just let it die.

    I pray we get some rain and cooler fall temps so I can try again.

    Love all the pictures! My dream pantry there I tell ya!

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  6. Everything looks great.. I've got the dill but no cukes cause the deer really like it... Happy canning...

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  7. If picking a few little tomatoes off of a stray bush in my front garden thrills me......I can imagine you are about to burst with all of your *growing things*. IF we ever pass through your way again, I'd like to take lots of pictures of your home. It would be just as NEAT to have those pictures as the Washington Monument.

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  8. Bev--I made several batches of peach peel & pit jelly and it comes out great! The cyanide issues isn't really an issue unless you were to grind up the pits.

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