#Preserving Recipes


Spicy Mango Chutney

By Pam Ellingson
My family loves East Indian food and when you serve it, it is absolutely necessary to...

9 day Pickles Sweet and Crisp By freda

By FREDA GABLE
I have made Both 9 day and 14 day pickles, thay are both my favorite Sweet...

Ruby-Red Grapefruit Marmalade

By tawnis wohlers
Found this recipe in a library book. I like it and don't want to lose...

Saving Green Tomatoes For the Holidays

By Pam Ellingson
My mother loved fresh tomatoes from the garden, and always hated to see the first freeze...

Piccalilli or Green Tomato Relish

By Pam Ellingson
With the heat this summer our tomato plants quit producing anything, but we left them to...

Pickled Green Pea Sized Tomatoes

By Pam Ellingson
All of our "cherry " tomato bushes were loaded with tiny little green tomatoes that would...

Pam's Navel Orange, Clementine and Rhubarb Marmalade

By Pam Ellingson
I wanted to make some orange marmalade for my Christmas baskets, but thought I would try...

Pam's Raspberry Mango Marmalade

By Pam Ellingson
Another of my fruity marmalade concoctions. With a nice large box of raspberries in my fridge,...

Carrot Cake Jam

By Pam Ellingson
Found this recipe somewhere online and adapted it to my tastes. I love carrot cake, so...

HONEY'D GRAPEFRUIT

By CATHIE ABRAMOWITZ
I LOVE WINTER IN ARIZONA WITH ALL THE FRESH CITRUS (WE HAVE ORANGES, GRAPEFRUIT AND LEMON...

How To Preserve Cheese

By Susan Cutler
I actually saw this on tv one night watching a Prepardedness program. I never realized you...

Bread and Butter Pickles 2

By Linda Kauppinen
This is another recipe we have for Bread and Butter Pickles that my cousins use. ...

Canning Ready Reference Guide

By Linda Kauppinen
The picture here is a ready reference guide from Ball. I hope that this helps...

Canning Butter

By Donna Graffagnino
Whenever you find a sale on REAL butter, go ahead and stock up. You can freeze...

Strawberry, Mint and Black Pepper Jam

By Tess Geer
Perhaps you've never thought of ground black pepper as an ingredient in strawberry jam, but this...

Strawberry Lemonade Concentrate

By Natalie Loop
Strawberries are handsdown my favorite fruit. That fresh sweet smell grabs my attention everywhere. I love...
12 Lovely Coffee Cake Recipes

12 Lovely Coffee Cake Recipes


Perfect with your morning coffee or as a treat after dinner, coffee cakes are one of our favorite indulgences. Sweet, heavenly, and full of flavor, coffee cakes are a great go-to for family get-togethers or a random Sunday. Grab a slice and get ready to enjoy!

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs


Over the years I’ve learned people have strong opinions about fresh garlic. Either someone loves it and can’t get enough or they hold the garlic when a recipe calls for it. Personally, I’m team garlic. I love that it can enhance an assortment of recipes. For those garlic lovers, this Janet’s Notebook is for you. […]

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April


Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]