Preserving: Freezing Broccoli

blanching broccoli

Have you ever grown broccoli?  It is so delicious!  Although the last few years I have not had success since our weather has been wacky, I am yet again going to try to grow broccoli this fall.  As a child I remember asking every day if it were ready to be picked. There is nothing…

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Preserving: Freezing Raspberries & Blackberries

washing berries

One of our absolute favorite things about summer are all the big delicious ripe berries we get to eat.  Both my children love berries in any form.  Right now Addie’s favorite are raspberries and Austin begs for strawberries but equally favorites are blackberries.  Although it is fair to say we eat far more than we…

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Preserving & Canning: Freezing Spinach

Washing Spinach

When I think about spinach I always think of Popeye.  Not that I watched it much growing up, but my I remember my Papaw did (he is a big kid).  Anyways, Spinach is a green that is so good for us.  Despite it’s rather small size, it is extremely nutrient rich!  This leafy green is…

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