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Best Ever Canned Dill Pickles

Best Ever Canned Dill Pickles

  Best Ever Canned Dill Pickles Best ever canned dill pickles can be made in a few hours.  Which is good! Especially when you have to can mounds of cucumbers like I do. My family loves my dill pickles.  They will sit and eat them right out of the jar.  My husband won’t eat potato […]

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Xanthan Gum Gluten Free?

Xanthan Gum Gluten Free?

   Xanthan Gum Gluten Free? Xanthan Gum gluten free? Have you heard of xanthan gum, one of the 30 most popular ingredients used in food products? Have you ever wondered if it is gluten free? Where Is It Used & Why? You’ll find it in salad dressings, sauces, ice cream and also gluten free foods. […]

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Pressure Cooker Explosions

Pressure Cooker Explosions Pressure cooker explosions are rare if you follow the manufacturers directions and provide frequent maintenance.  Maintenance of the gasket and making sure that your gauge is working properly are really most important things you can do. Another thing to watch is the wire basket in the pot. It can get corroded by […]

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Scared To Use Pressure Cookers?

I’m scared to use pressure cookers, Is it safe? This is one of the most asked questions I get while teaching a cooking class. My answer is, YES and you should be using one daily.  Think about it as a slow cooker on steroids.  How many times have you ever ran out of the house […]

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Pressure Canning Pumpkin

Pressure Canning Pumpkin

  Pressure Canning Pumpkin at Home? How to can pumpkin is a question I had just a few years ago.  I had grown pumpkins in my vegetable garden and had a few that were too big for carving.  I let all the grand-kids have one, some of the neighbors and every person in our family […]

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