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2 Bags of Cranberries: Canned Cranberry Sauce For The Year

Chances are you might be planning on making cranberry sauce from scratch this fall, for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. If you have a few more minutes, can a big batch of it instead. Then you have plenty to have on hand, but in small enough portions it won't spoil in the fridge. And you'll have… Continue reading 2 Bags of Cranberries: Canned Cranberry Sauce For The Year

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Lower Sugar Plum Jam

A good friend brought me a bucket of Italian Plums she gleaned and so I needed to figure out what to do with them. So it seemed jam was what I was focusing on this week. I had realized it was September and I had not canned a single jar of jam. Now I have… Continue reading Lower Sugar Plum Jam

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Lower Sugar Pear Jam Recipe: A Homemade Healthier Spread

I had various pectin brands around the house, so I decided to make a quick batch of pear jam, that was lower sugar (if you make traditional jam with grocery store pectin, it can be 7 cups sugar for a batch, this way I only used 3 cups. Which was still high for my taste,… Continue reading Lower Sugar Pear Jam Recipe: A Homemade Healthier Spread

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Instant Pot Apple-Pearsauce

Instant Pot Apple-Pearsauce Ingredients: 3 pounds apples 3 pounds pears 1 cup water ΒΌ cup bottled lemon juice 2 tsp ground cinnamon sweetener (see recipe) Directions: Wash, dry off and peel, then quarter and core apples, and then chop up. Add the apples, water, and cinnamon to the Instant Pot. Put on cover and seal… Continue reading Instant Pot Apple-Pearsauce

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Instant Pot Molasses Apple Butter

Using your Instant Pot to make apple butter is game changing. No baby sitting it for hours, no stirring, and it is done in a short time. You can water bath can it right away, and enjoy it for a long time. I prepped this in an 8 quart Instant Pot. A 6 quart is… Continue reading Instant Pot Molasses Apple Butter