Tonight we are going to talk about food preservation, canning in particular. I’ve never been big on canning but my grandmother canned a great deal and I have been thinking about getting into more gardening and canning as of late. It seems that this year there have been shortages of every type of food from dairy, to poultry to canned vegetables. Those shortages have really opened my eyes a great deal as to how fragile our food supply really can be. So tonight I have Heather from TheHomesteadinghippy.com to educate us all on canning in traditional off-grid mediums as well as Continue reading →
What’s the difference between pressure canning and water bath canning? I don’t have a pressure canner, can I can my chicken in a water bath? How long do you need to process meats for? Can I make jam without pectin? What is pectin? What is the difference between jam, jelly and preserve? The number of questions can make your head spin. Some of the information is so important that if you don’t know the answers, you can actually hurt yourself or your family. Canning is an important life skill, not just for preppers, but for everyone who aspires to give their families healthier foods. Canning supplies HERE! Download this show HERE!
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Karen Lynn and Kendra Lynne both are farm girls will be chatting about their love of canning and discussing favorite recipes, canning tips, tricks, and tutorials and more! You won’t want to miss this interview Karen Lynn will dive right in and ask Kendra Lynne questions that she has wanted to ask her for years both of them have been in the homesteading arena for years! Continue reading →
This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don have Ann with ”A Farm Girl in the Making” Ann is discussing homesteading and canning. A true rebel canner she will teach us about this crazy canning community, and educate us on “Rebel” canning as well. We believe that canning is a big part of homesteading and prepping. Knowing how to preserve your food without the need for power is a skill we should all have. Continue reading →
Canadian Overview on Prepping!
Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian”
Every show begins with a little segment about what I (and others) have done in the past week and to that I can actually fill a whole podcast with my projects and purchases.
I’ll give an overview of some of the gardening chores that had to be done, either because of mother nature wanting to reclaim the cleared garden space, or dealing with failed crops and replanting. Some things couldn’t be saved while others simply needed a helping hand. Continue reading →
In this week’s episode, Mike the Gardener talks with canning expert Sharon Peterson of Simply Canning, about how you can perserve all of those fruits and veggies you grow in your garden using various canning methods.
It does not matter whether you have never canned in your life, or are a seasoned veteran, Sharon gives plenty of helpful canning information in this podcast for everyone. Continue reading →
Can I Can That?!
Host: Noreen ‘Homestead Honey Hour’
This week on the Homestead Honey Hour, join host, Noreen as she brings you along for a fun filled show complete with a game show theme! I have gotten so many questions over the years about canning and recipes that tonight is the time to put these questions to the test. Some are funny, some are serious and some are just plain scary!
From beginners to seasoned home preservers, people often ask questions that are both humorous and perplexing. I have had several questions asked over and over again. Some questions just make you scratch your head and wonder. Indeed this is going to be a fun night. Continue reading →
Canning to Amateur Radio
Host: Gary and Brenna “The Road Less Traveled
Join us for tonight’s outing on “The Road Less Traveled.” On this excursion we’ll continue focusing on some of the intricacies of Prepping from our perspectives with an emphasis on psychological preparedness being quite important to our overall efforts.
GGsBoo will discuss pressure cookers, the canning process, the difference between water bathing and pressure canning. GaryL will expand the previous discussion on Pythagoras and Tesla by having some fun with numbers and amateur radio, how it all relates to frequency, energy, and vibration!
These and more topics will be extensively treated as the trip continues from week to week as there is far too much to cover in a single hour, and much of what will be discussed is of an evolving and dynamic nature. Therefore, we ask all the listeners to consider the information and share your thoughts with us and with each other so that we may all expand our knowledge bases. Continue reading →
Stocking Up – A basic of Preparedness
Host: Lynna “The Other Side… A Preppers Path”
Stocking up. Stocking up! Or Stocking Up? Punctuation changes intent for sure, are we making a statement we are doing something stocking up, or exclaiming we’ve got our stocking up! Or asking if we are stocking up? It’s a broad term and a good question which planted the seed for a short series of episodes on the Other Side of a Preppers Path. These two little words are in fact a basis for a lifestyle of preparedness. “How so you may ask?” A question the Other Side of a Preppers Path intends to answer in a series of episodes all about Stocking Up and the Preparedness Lifestyle. The Lifestyle that creates Peace, Power and ultimately Joy. Sunday December 15th we begin the trek along this path at the beginning, we will talk about how you begin and the different side roads stocking up takes.. For instance do we need to stock up? Shouldn’t we take stock first? What do we stock up on? Just a few of the broad spectrum of things “Stocking Up”encompasses. Continue reading →
Why would you put that canner and dehydrator into storage? Even though winter is here you’re not through yet. You may have put that garden to bed or have just payed off the butcher for taking care of that deer and elk tag that was filled but it’s not over. Canning and dehydrating should be year round for everyone. If you really like to save money you may already know where this is going.
Fall is the season but so is winter, spring, and summer to be canning, dehydrating and Preserving. Your local grocery store or super market knows this. Most products that you find wherever you shop are seasonal. Continue reading →