Autumn Olive Fruit Leather

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Simple autumn olive fruit leather is made from the delicious, nutritious berries of an invasive shrub. Transform a pest into a resource with this recipe.

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Bread and Butter Pickles

What makes these bread and butter pickles so special? Mostly it's the combination of spices, but using all brown sugar and apple cider vinegar also add to the deliciousness. My favorite way of preserving cucumbers.

What makes these bread and butter pickles so special? Mostly it’s the combination of spices, but using all brown sugar and apple cider vinegar also add to the deliciousness. My favorite way of preserving cucumbers.

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How to Preserve Strawberries

My favorite old fashioned recipes for strawberry jam, strawberry rhubarb preserves, strawberry chips, and frozen sugar packed strawberries, along with other methods, are featured in How to Preserve Strawberries.

Learn how to preserve strawberries by drying, freezing, and canning, including my favorite recipes for jam, preserves, and dry sugar packing.

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Honey Spiced Dried Apple Rings

Honey Spiced Dried Apple Rings

Honey spiced dried apple rings are a nutritious snack and delicious addition to many other treats. Try a traditional or chai spice mix, or create your on spice mix.

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Autumn Olive Jam and Why You Should Make It

Autumn olive jam

An invasive plant becomes a delicious jam. This autumn olive jam is made the old fashioned way, so it doesn’t separate. It’s thick, substantial, deliciously sweet-tart, and laden with health promoting anti-oxidants,

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6 Tips for Drying Tomatoes

6 tips for drying tomatoes

Learn how to select, prepare, and properly dry tomatoes, for excellent results and safe storage, in 6 Tips for Drying Tomatoes.

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Seedless Elderberry Apple Jam

Seedless elderberry apple jam

Great flavor from wild elderberries, and natural pectin from slightly under-ripe apples, blend perfectly in this old fashioned Seedless Elderberry Apple Jam. Delicious on toast, in pbj sandwiches, and mixed with plain yogurt. Try this one. It’s a winner.

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