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Preserving In-Season Foods for Off-Season Feasts

The garden's bounty is arriving in overflowing CSA boxes and crowded store produce bins. Now is the time to learn the sweet and sour art of home food preservation.

5 Places to Find Free or Cheap Mason Jars

Don't overpay for brand new canning jars! If you know where to find them, affordable used jars can help you preserve your garden bounty on the cheap.

8 Good Reasons to Learn Canning Now

If your garden overflows with fruit or you're looking to shave a few dollars off your grocery bill, consider canning. It's easier than you might think!

Getting Started with Preserving: Mint Jelly

When I was little, my grandmother would can all sorts of things. She had a big garden full of produce that would wind up in jars in her pantry. With a pretty big garden of my own,

Eat Healthy This Winter Without Spending a Fortune

If you're like me, reveling in the fresh produce of summer and saddened when it departs in the fall, despair isn't your only option. There are good ways to preserve fruits and vege