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  1. General Chat
    I usually purchase a couple of cans of salmon to keep in my stockpile. Well this week I decided to purchase some canned mackarel also. Ended up making some fish cakes out of the mackarel today. Well, opened the can and drained the liquid. There was a lot of liquid. Half a can of liquid...
  2. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Well, jury is still out as to if it will set properly...but I am keeping my fingers crossed. Today I made pineapple orange marmalade. Something so simple has made me feel accomplished and very blessed. This is something I have wanted to try for the longest time....and I finally did it. I...
  3. Question and Answer
    Any ideas on how to use it other than salmon patties? I made them and they were okay not great though. I like to have some on my food storage but want to be able to make a few dishes that are worth eating. Thanks in advance for letting me pick your brains. Everyone had great ideas for...
  4. Question and Answer
    I just tried looking online to see if i can find a recipe but not finding anything accept for fresh tomatoes...trying to figure out what to buy when i go shopping next week...I dont want to blow my money on spaghetti sauce if i can make it with cheaper things that can also be used for other...
  5. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    well just took 7 more quarts of cold packed deer out of the canner-and i also have 8 gals. zip-locked bags of deer jerky done too going to have another deer delivered this weekend -glad i like to preserve- i found these things about deer and hope to share Build An Ark: Deer
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    3 November 2011 Pressure Canned Juice. 3 Novewmber 2011 Pressure Canned Juice This is my stock of pressure canned juice for use in the off season. There are 132 litre jars total of pear, apple, elderberry, sour cherry, Bing cherry, Boca Noir grapes, Concord grapes, Niagara Grapes, Sovereign...
  7. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    How can you tell if your canned foods are bad? (other than the obvious of it looking spoiled.) I was reading that you cant tell if your food has botulism. If bacteria is going to make it go bad......wouldn't it look bad??? Please help!
  8. Question and Answer
    Our food pantry wants to celebrate with the clients our first full year in operation. I have heard of a soup that is made by dumping all varieties together. Does anyone have that recipe? Others want to provide donuts and sweet rolls :( --how unhealthy! We need an economically recipe to feed...
  9. Frugal Living
    I'm really nervous about the canning butter thing..I found the tuitoral on youtube..it looks very easy but I'm the let me watch you first instanding next to me in the kitchen..The hamburger crumbles is something I read on another site..I quess it's a tried and true recipe of 90 % lean hamburger...
  10. Preparedness and Survival
    I have 2 large cans of tomato juice that will be "expired" on Monday. What or how would you salvage these? I can either freeze, recan in jars or vacuum seal the contents in a foodsaver bag. Thanks! Suzanne
  11. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    26 cents a can for Del Monte vegetables when you buy ten with a Kroger card. Can do some major stockpiling with this.
  12. General Chat
    I read that you can buy store bought butter(there is several steps before the actual canning process) and can it and it will last up to 30yrs...I would be really interested in doing this..just wondering if anyone here has done this? I would love to hear whether you liked it, didn't like the it...
  13. Kitchen Basics
    I was given several cans of evaporated milk. I do not want them to go to waste but other than pumpkim custard pie, I have never used this. Anyone have any good recipes or ideas? Can I use it in place of normal 2% milk in puddings etc? Thanks!
  14. Question and Answer
    I found a #10 can of powdered milk in my closet. Before I received it someone bought it for preparing for the year 2000 and whatever computer melt down that was supposed to happen. Anyway, do you think it is still good. Probably no nutritional value. What do you think. Should I just get rid...
  15. Kitchen Basics
    I came by some, from a friend, and need ideas of what to do with it. I have canned pork, and canned beef.
  16. Kitchen Basics
    Today looking at various site I came across this. (I didn't know some Tuna had high amount of mercury) Tuna and mercury. So if you are pregnant or have kids. Don't give them too much Tuna, especially if it is Albacore! If you weigh:***********Don't eat more than one can every...
  17. Kitchen Basics
    I have some older cans of chicken. Chunky chicken with broth. When I opened the cans, the chicken was pink! I don't think i have ever done canned chicken before when it was pink. Is this okay or not cooked enough?
  18. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Do any of you can meats? Which meats do you find this method of preservation works best for? I attended a pressure canning class tonight and some of the canned meats they were showing us didn't look so appetizing. I was a little surprised by that for some reason. One thing I want to try...
  19. Kitchen Basics
    Well, I really enjoy artichokes and have been buying them canned when on sale. Anyone know of any recipes that does not involve breading them and frying, or mass amounts of cheese or anything fattening. I am looking for low fat tasty ideas.
  20. Kitchen Basics
    I didn't even know this stuff existed until I was organizing the pantry today. My mom gave me a huge thing of it from Sams club. I don't eat meat but my family does so I need some ideas to use it instead of feeding it to the kitties. :D I think I made a post here along time ago about chicken...
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