Canning & Preserving

How to Freeze Swiss Chard and Other Leafy Greens | Roots & Boots

How to Freeze Swiss Chard and Other Leafy Greens

Learn how to freeze Swiss Chard and other leafy greens so you can preserve your spinach, chard, kale and other garden greens for the winter.

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes | Roots & Boots

Roasted Cherry {or Grape} Tomatoes

We’re harvesting tomatoes like crazy around here!  If you happen to have an abundance of grape or cherry tomatoes, may I suggest an easy and delicious remedy?

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Home Canned Tomato Soup

This Home Canned Tomato Soup is a great way to add extra veggies to your family’s meal plan.

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How to Dry Zucchini Noodles

You’ve heard the jokes about country folks discovering a bag of zucchini left on their porch or in their unlocked car in the dead of night…yes, it’s zucchini season alright!

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Canning Diced Green Chiles

Canning Diced Green Chiles

Canning diced green chiles has been on my list for the last few years.  Last year, I canned green chiles from the farmer’s market.  This year I’m super pumped to be canning diced green chiles from my own garden!

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Fresh Basil Pesto

Fresh Basil Pesto

There’s just something magical about pesto. It’s a simple combination that packs a powerful punch. From pasta to soup to eggs to veggies to sandwiches, fresh basil pesto adds a little extra zip. 

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Honey Sweetened Blueberry Jam Without Pectin

Honey Sweetened Blueberry Jam Without Pectin

Let’s can some honey sweetened blueberry jam!

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Fresh Carrot Top Pesto

Fresh Carrot Top Pesto

I am so excited about this carrot top pesto!  Not only is it delicious, it’s also something I’ve wanted to try for years.

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11 Ways to Use Swiss Chard

11 Ways to Use Swiss Chard

If you’re not growing Swiss Chard, are you even gardening?

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7 Ways to Use Dehydrated Tomatoes

7 Ways to Use Dehydrated Tomatoes

Dehydrated tomatoes are a lifesaver for anyone with a serious tomato explosion.  Whether the tomatoes come from your own garden, the farmer’s market, or a gardening friend, dehydrated tomatoes can take you from overwhelmed to overjoyed.

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