You may have eaten dilly beans at a summer pot luck. "Putting up" these pickled beans (or canning) isn't nearly as difficult as you may think! A great way to use all of those beans from your garden or Farmer's Market.
Making jam at home is a wonderful way to keep a little bit of summer in the kitchen throughout the year. Look for low cost fruit in your back yard, at U-Pick farms, farmer's markets or sales at your local grocery store.
A flavorful variation on this Indonesian salad that works well for lunch or dinner made from cooked potato, cabbage, green beans, shallots along with carrots, sprouts, cucumber and jimica. All mixed together with a spicy peanut sauce.
When the peaches are ripe and full of flavor, it's time to can them for the winter. Check your local farmer's market, grocery stores or U-Pick farms for the best deals. This recipe uses grape juice concentrate instead of sugar.
If your family loves applesauce and you have an apple tree in your backyard, this is a no-brainer! If your neighbors have extra apples to share, take them up on their offer or look for sales on apples at your local farmer's market or grocery store.