Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

I have always made my own pasta sauce, for years and years. This all happened because the store bought sauce was never thick enough, I started adding tomato paste to the store bought sauce, and even added herbs and spices. Eventually I was adding canned tomatoes, and tomato paste. One day I realized, why buy pre made sauce, when I could make and can my own. I am a connoisseur …

Jalapeno Hot Sauce for canning

This recipe for Jalapeno Hot Sauce is super easy to make and well worth the effort. At the end of salsa making season, I typically have left over jalapeno peppers, which I really hate letting go to waste. Since I like add a spicy side to my breakfast eggs and because I gave up on the bottled hot sauce due to the astronomical sodium content., I decided to make my …

Freezing corn on the cob

When the corn is picked out of the fields and arrive in the produce stands, I normally buy a bushel.   This starts the long tedious process of husking, washing and slicing the kernels off the cob.  I blanch the kernels and transfer them to seal and meal bags, so I can enjoy fresh picked corn all winter. This process is long and tiring, it can literally take an entire day …