Progress Report: 1 multi can meal complete, need to create whole recipes in single jar.
New Goal: Make 5 pre-canned meals for storage
New Goal: grind wheat and turn it into bread
New Goal: learn pressure canning this year
Goal Completed: 3 canning projects this year
Progress Started: 3 canning projects this year
New Goal: yes, this is something to do and get better at.
Progress Started: To obtain a pressure canner and can meat in addition to the garden vegetables.
*Update 08-02-14* I did some canning last year just using water bath. I've canned some pickles so far this season. I have my eyes out for a pressure cooker and will have quite a bit to can with the new garden space going on.
Progress Started: learn how to can everything that I can grow, with recipes that me and my family will eat. This will help start my food storage for years to come.
Goal Completed: We just canned for the first time. Strawberry jam. It wasn't that difficult with the help The Blue Book Guide to Preserving, $6 at Wal-Mart