How To: Can Our Veggies

**Using a Pressure Canner** Boil peas or beans for 2 minutes. Load the beans or peas into hot jars to almost 1″ head space. Add 1 tsp of canning salt and boiling water to the jar; leaving 1″ head space. Remove any air pockets with your bubble remover; add more boiling water if needed. Wipe rims, … Read More

Canned Green Beans

I use a Presto 24 quart pressure canner and live under 1,000 ft elevation.  So my recipes reflect those procedures, altitude and times but… ***ALWAYS, ALWAYS BEFORE STARTING, CONSULT YOUR BALL BLUE BOOK FOR STERILIZING JARS, CANNING PROCEDURES, YOUR NEEDED ALTITUDE PRESSURE AND TIMES!!!*** Directions: Wash and sterilize your pint jars. Add to hot jars: 1 … Read More

How to: Season Peas and Beans

Here is a suggestion on seasoning your peas and beans: 3 cups of peas or beans 1 1/2 Tbsp of bacon fat (solid) 1 1/2 tsp of salt Boil for 20-30 minutes until tender and done. Enjoy!

How to: Blanch Peas

Currently, the only item that we carry that has NOT been blanched are our Conk Peas a/k/a Cream 40 Peas or Green Acre Peas. We recommend that you put the quantity of peas that you want to prepare for your meal in a pot and cover them with water.  Get out a bowl and spoon to … Read More