Thursday, August 4, 2016

Canning green beans the easy way!

Farmer J is always talking about his mamma's canned green beans.  For him that flavor brings him right back to his childhood.  When we started canning we processed ours exactly how she did ... I was blown away by how beautiful they were and the delicious fresh flavor!

Here is how to do it:
  1. Wash and snap your green beans.
  2. Raw pack the green beans in sanitized one quart jars.
  3. Add one teaspoon of salt to each jar.
  4. Pour boiling water over the green beans leaving one inch head space.
  5. Remove the bubbles from the jar by running a spatula or butter knife along the inside wall of the jars.
  6. Add sanitized lids and rings then tighten finger tight.
  7. Pressure can the jars 10lbs for 25min.  *adjust the weight for your altitude if needed*
  8. Use caution when removing the jars from the pressure canner as they are HOT!
  9. Allow to cool completely before labeling and store in a cool dark place.
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Thursday, April 14, 2016

My mamma's banana bread recipe

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Mom always made the BEST banana bread!  Every weekend the house smelled amazing and we couldn't wait to dive into that delicious sweet bread.  Here is the recipe:
Crumble Ingredients:
  • 6 Tbs sugar
  • 4 Tbs flour
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 Tbs butter, softened
  1. Preheat oven @ 350
  2. Sift flour and add in baking powder, baking soda and salt
  3. In a separate bowl, combine sugar and butter and mix well
  4. Add eggs to sugar/butter mixture and beat until well incorporated and you get a soft texture
  5. Add yogurt, banana and vanilla to the egg/sugar/butter mixture and mix well to combine.
  6. Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and beat well to combine.
  7. Pour entire mixture into a greased and floured loaf pan
  8. In a small bowl, mix together crumble ingredients (sugar, flour, cinnamon, and butter) until mixture becomes crumbly (I use a fork to combine)
  9. Sprinkle the crumb mix on top of the loaf
  10. Bake for 25-30 min or until you can insert a toothpick into the center and it comes out clean
  11. Let cool before slicing and enjoy :)
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Sunday, April 3, 2016

How did you get started??

A quick update, and answering the question "how did you get started?"  Thank you for the wonderful comments and questions on the farm tour video. You guys wanted to know how we got started, this is how :)   
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