In my quest to find a homemade deodorant that would work well for my family, I experimented with three slightly different recipes. I evaluated each recipe in terms of its effectiveness, texture, and scent. My husband tried all three deodorants as well, and I included his thoughts in my results. Our days require varying levels of activity and therefore sweat levels, but we made sure to use each recipe on warm, active days to give each a real test for effectiveness.
Freeze and Preserve Herbs in Olive Oil by thekitchn: This works well with firm, hard herbs like rosemary, sage, thyme and oregano with the added bonus of infusing the oils with flavor. #Herbs_Olive_Oil #thekitchn
Homemade Canned Salsa from Food.com: Fresh salsa for your dips or anything else you wish to use it with.
Canned Salsa -Batch 2 from Food.com: I have been making different batches of salsa every year to see if any are better then any others - after all the tests this has been a proven winner year after year. I am not totally positive how many jars this makes as my husband always steals some before I can get it canned.
In the Pits: Canning Stone Fruits
Zucchini Salsa, Canned from Food.com: This recipe is from a friend's, daughter's mother-in-law (kinda like a 5th cousin twice removed and it is delicious! If you want it "HOT" just add a dozen finely chopped jalapenos. I do not water bath the jars but I am very careful with sterilizing and make sure the lids are sealed. I you feel better waterbathing them do it for 15 minutes.
Plum Conserve A "conserve" is a jam made with a mixture of fruit, usually including some citrus, and often nuts and raisins. It can be served as a topping over pound cake, ice cream, or along side meat such as pork or chicken, or just on its own. This delicious recipe comes from a Simply Recipes reader, Lou Grubaugh, who shares her favorite old family recipe for plum conserve.
A plum conserve jam recipe made with Santa Rosa and Satsuma plums, orange slices, raisins and chopped walnuts.
Wonderful Salsa from Food.com: This is the best salsa recipe I've found so far and I've tried about a dozen. I got it from one of the local hospital cookbooks that are sold in my area. I changed it a bit and have been canning it for years. The reason I plant a garden is for this salsa. We would be lost without it. Hope you like it as much as we do.
From a very cool site called, Old Fashioned Families with everything you need to know about canning, preserving, saving tons of money and general homesteading.
everything you could possibly need to know about canning, dehydrating, freezing and other neat tricks.
80+ RECIPES FOR CANNING FRUITS & VEGETABLES: Today’s Recipe Hit List is a handy reference sheet listing dozens of different tutorials and recipes for canning assorted fruits and vegetables. I’ve handpicked these from around the net and focused on featuring those that are for long term storage (though there are a small number that go straight to the refrigerator, these are noted).
85+ canning recipes