Sure, just going to the store and buying cheap cans of vegetables is easy but there is just something about canning that is so satisfying. From choosing what you are going to preserve, to preparing it, to hearing that lovely lid popping sound, to opening up a jar in the winter to find yourself in your summer kitchen again, the smell of fresh vegetables greeting you on a snowy day.
This week I put up pickles, corn, and broth. I will see what the local farmers have this weekend at the market to determine what I will put up this Sunday. I know I need more corn!
Chickens love corn canning time. They pluck every last morsel from the spent cobs. I don’t give them all of them though. Corn cobs make delicious broth. Broth is just too easy to make. Fill your biggest pot with corn cobs and any…
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