How The Gormans Make Applesauce

One thing I haven't mentioned about how Grandma would have cooked is that frequently it wasn't a one-person job. When you were putting up your harvest to make it through the winter, it was all-hands-on-deck time. Oh sure, I've talked about cooking in bulk and canning. But that was just because it takes about the same amount of time as doing a single batch. What I'm talking about here is doing one round of prep to last you through the whole year. That's what we've got here. Three … [Read more...]

How To Make (and Can) Spaghetti Sauce In Bulk

I am the man. I try so hard to be modest, but I don't know how else to put it. The texture was perfect. The wife likes it. The kids, who have never liked tomato sauce, like it. And 11 out of 12 jars sealed correctly. Here's how I did it. … [Read more...]