Peach Vanilla Bean Jam 3lb ripe peaches peeled pitted and coarsely chopped. 31/2C sugar.1-2 vanilla beans halved lengthwise seeds scraped out. juice of 1 lemon. combine all ingredients(include bean and pod) medium heat, bring to boil, reduce heat simmer/cook stirring occasionally 11/2 to 2 hr. discard bean pod. preferred method to can and preserve. YUMMY!!!!
Pickled veggies add a great crunch to any meal and may help aid digestion by adding a bit of acidity to the mix. Pickling (adding vinegar and salt) also allows you to water bath can vegetables that would otherwise require pressure canning.