I found this great blog today with pictures of a “real life”, lived in kitchen. And she still cans! We do not have to wait for all the stars to align and our lives to be perfect to can or store food. Be inspired by this real women, living real life with her family.
Sometimes my kitchen looks like this :
And I can anyway.
This weekend I needed to can up some pickled beets. And today was Sunday. So it was time.
Here they are, and here it goes…
I love the toilet paper and the fire extinguisher in back of my sanitized jars. It’s so classy.
I made a casserole while I was canning. It featured beet greens and stems. Oven cooking is always good on canning days, because you can count on using all of your burners.
Cheesecloth, for tying a spice bag.
My canning surface:
The casserole. Doesn’t look that great, but it tasted delicious. Potatoes, cheese, milk, mushrooms and cabbage, broccoli stems, beet greens and stems. Sounds gross too. Hmmm. Well I testify that it was good. We devoured it. It was all I could do not to gobble the whole thing down, but I managed to leave some…
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