Food Storage and Survival: “I Grew Thanksgiving” Challenge Update

FSS episode 69 imageSeptember 17, 2014 – Thanksgiving is coming and our family decided we were going to grow or hunt everything for our big dinner this year. In this episode, I have an update on the progress of the meal. I share my experience making my own pectin and making jam with that pectin, peaches, and honey, as well as how to make peach pit and peel jelly. Plus, it’s Constitution Day, upcoming preparedness fairs, and some new products I love!

Mentioned in the show:

I Grew Thanksgiving Challenge

Damsel in Defense

Upcoming Preparedness Fairs

Food Storage and Survival: Canning Your Own Jams , Jellies, and Syrups

Raspberry jamAugust 13, 2014 – Got some extra fruit?  Want to make your own jams, jellies, or syrups but don’t know where to start?  In this episode we’re talking about canning your own jams, jellies, and syrups, including freezer jams and cooked jams!  From what you’ll need to how to get it done.  Tune in and you’ll be making your own delicious jam in no time!

Mentioned in the show:

Apricot Freezer Jam

Plum Cooked Jam

Juicing Berries and Making Jelly

Using Freeze Dried Fruit to make Jam

Ball Blue Book

Corn Cob Jelly

Dandelion Jelly