Q and A: Tomato soup, Elderberries, and Pickling peppers

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Tomato soup Do you happen to have a tomato soup recipe using dried powdered tomatoes? I have had a bumper crop of them this year and have canned a lot of whole, chopped, spaghetti sauce,...

Q and A: Extracting juice from fruit

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Extracting juice from fruit It is Spring in Minnesota, finally! I am happy to see the flowers blooming on our black-cap and red raspberries. We are looking forward to harvesting them and the elderberries and...

Q and A: Canning fish and pine nuts

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Canning fish I would like to try canning white-fleshed freshwater fish (bass, catfish, panfish), as a storage alternative to freezing. I can only find info on canning oily fish, such as tuna and salmon. Any...

Q and A: chili sauce too hot, canning brine, and crumbly biscuits

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Chili sauce too hot I have just made some fermented chili sauce that I would like to can. I made it too hot and I am wondering if you have any suggestions for making it...

Canning and building goes forward

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With our entire gardens harvested, we switched energy to canning up the produce as quickly as possible. Those twelve big crates of tomatoes on the enclosed back porch are beginning to ripen quite quickly....