Putting Away

We have all had those days when we don’t want to cook or we aren’t feeling well.  I try to cook enormous amounts of food that freezes or cans well when I can: chicken, turkey, burgers, chicken stock, chili and anything else I can preserve well.  This makes my life profoundly easier when I may not be feeling well or just don’t want to cook.  Today I made pulled pork for dinner and will freeze the rest in dinner size portions.  I also made chicken stock in the big stock pot since I used the last of it this week, I will can that tomorrow.  Jeff made burgers out of the remaining ground venison in the freezer and cooked it to freeze.  This makes me even more excited for summer when I will have the garden to can veggies for the winter.  I truly hope that spring will arrive and stay so I can get started on my little garden.1449149496.png

3 Comments

  1. shouldabroughtabook says:

    What a smart idea! What are the basics to canning? I’ve always wanted to give it a whirl, but have never been taught how.

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    • caciafarms says:

      I started with water bath canning., it’s the simplest. Ball canning makes great books with excellent instructions. You can contact your local extension office usually for more help and instruction.

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