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LH 10: Time Saving Canning Tips

Welcome to Episode #10 of the Living Homegrown Podcast!

In this episode I answer a listener question about how to save time while canning and preserving.

You learn:

  • Why the recipe you choose can slow you down
  • The mistake which costs you 20% more time, over and over again!
  • How a chef tip is the key to your efficiency
  • The most overlooked part of preparing for a recipe
  • The simple step to combat clutter
  • How to break canning up into stages

Resources & Links Mentioned:

How to Streamline Your Canning

5 Essential Steps Before Canning

Context Switching vs. Multitasking

Mise en place

If you want to go further…

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up*: If you are wanting to rid your entire home (and your brain) of clutter, this is the book to help you do it. It really is transforming. I am still working through my entire home with this method and am finding it to be an incredible journey. 


Click here for the full transcript for Episode #10


For More About This Podcast Series:

Check out podcast Episode 00 to get:

  • The whole scoop on what this podcast series is all about
  • My background, experience & training
  • What to expect going forward

It’s like an audio “about” page for the podcast.

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About the Author:

Theresa Loe is the founder of Living Homegrown® and the Canning Academy®. For 9 years, Theresa was the Co-Executive Producer & Canning Expert on the national PBS gardening series, Growing A Greener World®. Theresa homesteads on just 1/10th of an acre in Los Angeles with her husband, two sons and several disorderly but totally adorable chickens. Learn more about Living Homegrown here and about the Canning Academy here.