With my garden (still) yielding more peppers than an average household can consume and some inspiration spawned by a recent challenge to watch every Little House on the Prairie episode (On Season 1 : Episode 20), I decided it was time to seek guidance in the ways of old.
After much deliberation and begging my survivalist Sensei agreed to accept me as her student.
Lesson 1: The art of Canning!
This is me in preserving-action!
It was not as difficult as I had imagined but it was much hotter and more scientific. (PH is key.)
My favorite part was waiting & listening for the popping lids indicating a proper seal.
and although I took a vow of secrecy regarding her methods I can tell you that this is the book to end all books about canning: