Category Archives: Prudent Pantry

canning recipe for June

One of the ways of being more self-sufficient is to preserve your harvest. This may involve canning or freezing the things you grow yourself or perhaps you buy from the local Farmer’s Market or local farm stands. There are many canning recipes for June.   Rhubarb is one of the first crops in my garden Read More…

sour cherries

Sour cherries grow in Vermont but their season is short, sometimes only two weeks long! If we have an unusually cold spring there might not be any sour cherries. Last Friday my husband and I decided to go on an adventure and find some elusive sour cherries to pick! There was an orchard on the Read More…

Salad dressing

We’ve all got our favorite herbs and spices, but some ingredients are basics. For many, sugar starts off the day in your tea or coffee. Sugar is also a key ingredient in many treats. Salt, pepper, oil, and vinegar are also non-negotiable. As for condiments, many can be made at home and they’ll most likely Read More…

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