I am so excited to bring this giveaway to my readers! Most of you know that I am a big proponent of natural remedies for health, healing and wellness. Of course education is essential to use natural cures and remedies properly…enter the Herbal Academy of New England! As a contributing blogger to the Homestead Bloggers Network, I am privileged to bring this to the readers of Imperfectly Happy!…
If you have a garden and its abundance cannot be eaten before it spoils then canning is a great option for long-term storage.
I had the opportunity to learn canning from my sweet friend Donna. I didn’t even own a canner at the time so she allow me to come can pinto beans at her house. We drank kombucha and had a wonderful chat while she taught me the ins and outs of pressure canning.
I planned my summer garden with canning in mind. I planted a lot of green beans and I hope to have more than enough left for canning. I dream of digging out my sweet potatoes (which should be ready for a November harvest) and opening cans of my green beans as part of our Thanksgiving meal. Homesteader dreams……
A good cast iron skillet is essential piece of kitchen equipment. I use mine daily, usually more than once. Mine also belonged to my dad so cooking with it adds a sense of connection to him, now that he is gone. So here are my top 5 reasons to cook with a cast iron pan!
#5 – It’s uber trendy. I mean cast iron is every where on homesteading, prepper and foodie blogs. It is cool to be cast iron. 😉
#4 – Save your soap. Cast iron pans should never be cleaned with soap. Soap can ruin a cast iron “seasoning”. Hot water and a clean scrubie is all you need….