Thursday, October 06, 2005

Canning Beets this morning...

My friend gave us 3 grocery bags full of red beets. I decided to tackle bag #1 this morning.

I had never canned beets before today. They sure make quite a red mess!!!

Just a few minutes ago, there was a knock at my front door. I said, "Oh NO! I'm not dressed!" I was still in my robe because I had started this beet job early this morning. Anyway, it was my mother-in-law bringing by part of her apple pie that she made yesterday. She has an apple tree in her pasture.

I'm waiting for batch #2 to come up to pressure...

I've found this really neat site for canning. It's especially good for us newbies. Here it is:

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