Baking Powder Biscuits

The simplest recipes can often be the best. Over the past few years this has become my go to recipe for biscuits. Quick to mix up, a snap to bake. Leftovers can be tucked away in the freezer for later eating. Baking Powder Biscuits Ingredients: 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp baking powder 2 Tbsp… Continue reading Baking Powder Biscuits

Preserving · Recipes

Spicy! Sweet! Salty! Thai Style Sweet Chili Sauce

I had wanted to make my own Sweet Chili Sauce for a long time, to can and put up in the pantry. Thai sweet chili sauce is not cheap, especially if you buy a good brand (and there are plenty of bad brands in the Asian aisle). But more than is pretty darn sugary.… Continue reading Spicy! Sweet! Salty! Thai Style Sweet Chili Sauce

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Lower Sugar Lemonade Jelly

Sunshine in a mason jar. The tartness of a cold glass of lemonade, in jelly form. If you love lemon curd, you will love this lighter texture spread! Lower Sugar Lemonade Jelly Ingredients: 2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice (8 to 10 large heavy lemons) 2 cups water 3 tsp calcium water* 2 cups granulated… Continue reading Lower Sugar Lemonade Jelly

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Lower Sugar Cinnamon Blueberry Jam

There is nothing quite like homemade jam. Nothing from a store will ever be as good. And the bonus can create a jam that has considerably less sugar than normal. You can go as low as ¾ cup of sugar, but I find 2 cups to be about perfect (if making jam with other… Continue reading Lower Sugar Cinnamon Blueberry Jam

Homesteading · Preserving

Cold Pack Canned Blueberries

This recipe is open ended to how many blueberries you have on hand. The syrup makes enough for 6 pints. Cold packed blueberries means you can can quickly, but also the berries don't get "cooked" and shrink before you can. I find this recipe suits larger blueberries, such as Chandler (the huge ones bigger than… Continue reading Cold Pack Canned Blueberries