Home-Canned Beef Broth

Home-Canned Beef Broth

Pressure canning broth, rather than freezing it makes for fast nutrient-dense meals. When purchasing shelf-stable broth, you have a choice to purchase fake meat-flavored water with additives, or pay a premium for a quality brand like Kettle and Fire. Pressure canning makes your homemade broth shelf stable, and is really simple to do! I wish I had known a decade ago about how easy pressure canning was.  In my early 20s, I had been offered my mother-in-law's terrifying-looking clamp-down pressure canner. After hearing her many many warnings about it, I was nice and scared and politely declined the offer. Fast forward to 2021, I spied jars of meat and broth in a friend's pantry. She explained that canning really is easy, canners have a lot more safety features than our grandparents' did,...

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Meat and Soup Canning

Meat and Soup Canning

Food is getting expensive, ya'all! It's time to take a look at pressure canning as we plan our outdoor gardens or are able to stock up on in-season...

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White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

This white bean chili is hearty and a nice change of pace from red chili. We love it topped with avocados, and leftovers are taken for lunch in a...

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Alcohol Lies

Alcohol Lies

I stopped drinking, and realized the problem was alcohol, not me. I had fallen into the thinking that 'moderate alcohol is better than no alcohol'...

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