Category Archives: Preserving

Preserving Basil 101: Tips, Tricks and The Basics Preserving Basil 101: Tips, Tricks and The Basics


Fall is beginning to set in and cooler weather can be felt in most of the country.  We’re even below 100 degrees this week in Phoenix!  Finally!  Some relief! For those of us who garden, this immediately turns our minds to our gardens and what the change of weather means for our plants.  One plant…
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Fresh Homemade Ketchup Recipe Fresh Homemade Ketchup Recipe


Have I mentioned that I froze a bunch tomatoes last spring? Yeah, I know, I’ve mentioned it only a million times.  Well, you should know, they’re gone now.  I’ve used them all!  My freezer has never felt so empty! Originally I made pasta sauce, then I made pizza sauce and now I’ve made homemade ketchup!…
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Refrigerator Pickles – Super Simple Refrigerator Pickles – Super Simple


I normally try and post about something garden related on Thursdays, but alas….. things are going downhill in the garden department.  We are descending into Arizona’s equivalent of winter….. but instead of snow and ice, we have hot and hotter. Today it was 108 degrees in the shade.  My chickens are panting on the regular…
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