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Ms. Duke is trying to keep up with me and my projects lately and she got the canning bug nana2.gif


Our pantry will be full after this even after we gift some out for Christmas. I just thought I'd share this.


The list of products in no particular order is:


Cowboy Candy (Candied jalapenos, my request)
Dill Pickles
Pickled Beans
Pickled Asparagus
Mild Chunky Salsa
Pickled Carrots
Blueberry Butter (Used this wixed with actual butter on my CSR smoke)
Sweet Pepper Jelly (my other request)
Pickled Mix Vegetables


post #2 of 5

That sir will be some fine eating!     I love your cabinets and the stainless steel counter top.     D you mind posting the recipes for your sweet pepper jelly and your mild chunky salsa?    Thanks, Arlie

post #3 of 5
Nice winter stash!
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Don't mind sharing the recipes at all.


Chunky Tomato Salsa:


8 Medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped (about 2lbs)

2 Medium onions, finely chopped

1 Green bell pepper, seeded and chopped

2-6 Jalapeno peppers, halved, seeded and chopped (we used 2 for a mild salsa)

6 Garlic cloves, minced

1 cup Tomato sauce

1 cup Red wine vinegar

1 cup Fresh parsley, chopped

1 Tbsp sugar

1 tsp pickling salt

1 tsp cumin


Combine tomatoes, onion, green pepper, jalapenos, garlic, tomato sauce, vinegar, sugar, salt and cumin in saucepan. Bring to boil over high heat, reduce heat and boil gently, uncovered, for 25 mins. or until desired consistency, stirring often.


Ladle into hot jars out of canner. Process the usual 20 mins.


Makes 5 cups


Sweet Pepper Jelly:


1/2 cup each: diced red, orange, and yellow bell peppers

3/4 cup Red or white wine vinegar

3 cups sugar

1 Pouch liquid fruit pectin


Combine peppers, vinegar and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a full boil over high heat and boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add pectin; return to boil and boil rapidly for 1 minute. Remove from heat.


Ladle into hot jars and process 10 minutes.


Makes 3 1/2 cups.


Use 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced to replace the yellow or orange pepper for hot pepper jelly. (We are giving some away so we did everything mild)

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Originally Posted by dirtsailor2003 View Post

Nice winter stash!

Still a few inches of bare space on a shelf in the pantry. I'll have to get her going again next weekend :wife:

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