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How to Can and Freeze Tomatoes when you have No Time

Every May I emerge from winter ready to conquer the world and plant an enormous garden, which may have included 27 tomato plants.  Every September I end up silently cursing my optimism. I love canning and freezing tomatoes, but I find that tomato season in my zone 3 Saskatchewan garden

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How to Harvest & Process Fresh Pumpkin

For the longest time I’ve had an irrational fear of processing pumpkins.  It just seemed overwhelming.  How would I cut them?  Why did the guts have to be so gross to deal with? Then as pumpkin puree climbed to $4 a can, I decided enough was enough.

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How to Harvest and Preserve Sour Cherries Like a Boss

This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase anything, I earn a small commission at no extra charge to you.  Thanks for your support! July is a busy month for the Saskatchewan berry picker.  Strawberries start off the month, followed by saskatoon berries, raspberries, and then finally, sour cherries.  Of the

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10 Must Try Raspberry Recipes + 5 Need to Know Tips

Hot July days bring loads of delicious raspberries to pick and eat.  Now that you’ve cleaned and frozen them, what do you do?  Make lots of delicious raspberry baking!  Here’s 10 recipes you’ve got to try. This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase something from them I earn a

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