Learning to freeze food in glass jars is not just a quaint homesteading trick. It’s actually another way to reduce exposure to harmful chemicals in plastic food storage containers and disposable plastic bags.Read More
This Home Canned Tomato Soup is a great way to add some veggies to your family’s meal plan. And during those long winter months, what could be better–or easier–than popping open a can or two of fresh garden goodness, heating it in a pot with a few other ingredients and serving it to your family for dinner?Read More
It’s tomato season, y’all! I’m dropping in from a long summer break to share a few of my favorite tomato canning recipes. Stay tuned over the next week or so for a few more recipes, including salsa and tomato soup. Here’s to that last great tomato harvest of the year–may yours be a bumper crop!
Roasted Tomato Sauce is amazingly versatile–add it to Chili or soup, turn it into Tomato Soup, add ground beef and seasonings to make spaghetti sauce, or try it in this delicious Bolognese Ragu Sauce, etc. I’ve even cooked it down, added seasonings, and called it pizza sauce.
We’re harvesting tomatoes like crazy around here! If you happen to have an abundance of grape or cherry tomatoes, may I suggest an easy and delicious remedy?Read More
If you planted zucchini in your garden this year, then you likely have it growing out the wazoo right about now–just like us here at the Yankee Homestead.
Here are just a few recipes we’ve enjoyed lately, in an effort to put all that zucchini to good use!Read More