How to Can Tomatoes

How to can tomatoes on 100 Days of #RealFood

Canning your own fresh produce can sound like a daunting task, but it’s really not as overwhelming as you might think! Kiran and I got together recently to practice and show you how to can tomatoes.

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Video: A Tour of My Real Food Freezer

Freezer Tour on 100 Days of #RealFood

Here is the final video in my kitchen tour series! In case you missed it I’ve already shared a tour of my fridge, pantry and kitchen (drawers, etc.). As you’ll see in this video we actually have an extra freezer that we use pretty regularly.

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Guest Post: Honey Sweetened Blueberry Jam (from Food in Jars)

Small Batch Blueberry Honey Jam on 100 Days of #RealFood

I am so delighted to be here sharing my small batch recipe for Honey Sweetened Blueberry Jam. Most people think that making jam has to be a giant process that takes all day, uses multiple pounds of sugar, and dirties every utensil in the kitchen. But there’s another faster way that it can be done with honey in place of sugar, and it’s endlessly delicious.

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Produce Storage Cheat Sheet (+ Announcement!)


Do you ever wonder how long certain fruits might last sitting out on your kitchen counter? Or wonder if maybe you should refrigerate them instead? To help solve some of those kitchen mysteries, I am excited to share this handy dandy produce storage guide with you today!

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Preserving Seasonal Foods: Bell Peppers

bell peppers

Bell pepper season has officially started, and I am pretty excited about it. It’s hard to think of another vegetable I like this much that’s also so versatile (tomatoes might be a close second!). We […]

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Preserving Seasonal Foods: Berries

strawberries - frozen

Every year readers ask how they can eat fresh, local produce in the dead of winter when their farmers’ markets are closed until May or June. Well, this new blog series entitled “Preserving Seasonal Foods” […]

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