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No-Sugar Applesauce the EASY Way

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Easy Homemade Applesauce - LivingHomegrown.com

Easy Homemade Applesauce - LivingHomegrown.com

When the chilly, blustery days of fall roll around, it is super satisfying to reach into the pantry and pull out some comfort food that was created months earlier.

What fills that craving for me?

Homemade applesauce with cinnamon, allspice and a whole lot of flavor.

And what makes that even more rewarding, is knowing how easy it was to make!

Applesauce is a great way to preserve large batches of apples quickly – especially if your use a slow cooker.

You can have delicious applesauce with very little effort. In fact, you make it while you sleep!

Then you can freeze it or water bath can it to enjoy later when the apple season is long gone.

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The Updated Ball Blue Book®

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Get the low down on the latest version of this canning classic. Learn what is new and why it is considered an important resource.

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6 Tips for Canning More Efficiently

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Six tips to make your canning experience more efficient and more enjoyable. Save time and with these simple tips.

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Hey Listen Up!

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I love podcasts. And for many years, I have wanted to produce my own podcast that: Offered weekly episodes for the food crafter/homesteader on the go Showcased interviews of top-notch...

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How to Streamline Your Canning

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How to streamline your canning efforts so you are more efficient with your time.

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The Lowdown on Low-Sugar Pectins

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When I open a jar of homemade jam, I want to taste the seasonal, homegrown flavors – not refined sugar. That is why many of my own personal preserves...

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When Good Preserves Go Bad

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Just like planning next year’s garden – This is the time of year when I start to think about next year’s canning season. For me, part of that process...

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Pressure Canners vs. Pressure Cookers

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There is always much confusion between pressure canners and pressure cookers – which is totally understandable! Their names are similar They look similar And even the words “canner” and “cooker”...

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6 Hacks for Opening a Stuck Canning Jar

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In a perfect world, we should never have a stuck ring on a canning jar because preserves should be stored WITHOUT the rings! Didn’t know that? No worries. I wrote...

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