How to Make Honey Sweetened Apricot Lavender Butter

How to Make Honey-Sweetened Apricot Lavender Butter

In this video, Marisa McClellan—from her new book Preserving By the Pint— demonstrates how to make a apricot lavender butter using honey instead of sugar. The written recipe is included in the post.

How to Can Crushed Tomatoes

How to Can Crushed Tomatoes

Marge Braker, a home economics instructor, shows us how to can crushed tomatoes using a boiling-water canner.

Coming Next: Pickles

Coming Next: Pickles

Coming next on the Food.Farmer.Earth series we examine the craft of making fresh, homemade pickles, and visit a certified organic cannery where they produce added value products sourced from local area farmers.

Home Economics: Living Off the Farm

Home Economics: Living Off the Farm

When Virginia Yoder and her husband Emerson began to farm on their 50 acre property, near Molalla, Oregon, in the mid to late 1940’s, America’s food supply was still bound directly with the seasons.