Preserving The Harvest: Dehydrating Plums

by Texas Homesteader *affiliate link I recently acquired two different varieties of ripe plums that totaled about 30 lbs. Now I love fruit, and plums are some of my faves – so sweet, so juicy! But I’m going to have to preserve some of these plums if I’m going to keep them from going bad […]

Preserving The Harvest: Making Tomato Sauce

Texas Homesteader ~  My garden isn’t producing heavily yet, but I came across a great deal recently on a large quantity of beautiful fresh tomatoes. So decided I would make them into homemade tomato sauce. Tomato sauce is an ingredient I use quite a bit in my kitchen. And making these fresh tomatoes into tomato […]

Preserving The Harvest: Canning Asparagus

by Texas Homesteader ~  I grow asparagus in my garden each spring. But even if you’re buying it, asparagus is both fresher and less expensive when it’s in season. Wouldn’t you love to enjoy fresh asparagus throughout the year? Me too! So I decided to preserve my fresh asparagus by canning it!