The Pantry

Canning Pineapples in a Waterbath

Canning Pineapples is something we do every year at this time at Wild heaven Farms. The grocery stores usually price them right around $1 each for the New Year holiday so we stock up now for the whole year.

I always try to buy the ones that look to be the same color, whether it is all green or all golden yellow so that they will all be ready to canRead More »Canning Pineapples in a Waterbath

Canning Pinto Beans

Canning pinto beans? Why would you want to do that? Let me count the ways.

  1. convenience
  2. convenience
  3. convenience

Well, you get the idea. It is very handy to have beans on your pantry shelf.

Canning pinto beans - finished product

What can you do with canned beans?

Around here we make re-fried beans with a jar of pinto beans. Taco night has never been the same since I started canning pinto beans. All I do is drain off the liquid and whirl it up with my stick blender with a little chili powder and a splash of olive oil to give it a shine and Wha-lah re-fried beans, just like that. Now it just takes a minute to heat up on the stove or in a microwave.

We would be canning pinto beans if this was the only way we used them but it’s not. Read More »Canning Pinto Beans

seasoning mix

House Seasoning Mix

House Seasoning MixMake your own House Seasoning Mix with just three basic spice staples most people have in their cabinets right now. If not, you should because you can do so many things if you just have the basics.

The spices used to create my House Seasoning Mix are:Read More »House Seasoning Mix