Category Archives: Canning

Canning and preserving, mostly apples, but other fruits as well.

Canning: Apple Chutney (2014)

Two years ago, I made Apple Chutney from the fresh apples I picked off my own apple tree.  My daughter loved it and just recently used the last can from that year. This year, I modified the recipe slightly (see … Continue reading

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Apple Harvest Preservation: Strawberry Jam and Slightly Spicy Sauce

In addition to all the applesauce I created last weekend, I tried my hand at some strawberry jam.  I selected a recipe that used apples as well as strawberries, and a bit of lemon (and lemon seeds).  Here’s a link … Continue reading

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Apple Harvest Preservation: Sauce

Sunday morning I began my quest to create and preserve applesauce.  I’d spent Saturday creating apple butter and apple chutney.  I just wanted to use as many apples as I could to provide space for even more apples that needed … Continue reading

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Apple Harvest Preservation: Chutney

I took a break from canning for a couple of hours during the middle of Saturday.  My leftover unused jars, though, accused me from the counter top and cried ‘fill me, fill me!’  I didn’t want to do another batch … Continue reading

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Apple Harvest Preservation: Butter

By the end of the first week of September, our apple tree had dropped several dozen apples.  Everyday I went out to glean fallen ones and to pick fresh ones right off the branches.  I had to do a bit … Continue reading

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