So far this year, my domesticated diva of a sister has taught me how to bake bread, grow a garden and today, can 14 jars of peaches... ALL for the first time! My sister is the best teacher, mostly because she is so patient and I am so stubborn. Every year, she asks me if I want to can, juice or make jam with her and my usual response is something like "uhhh... no, maybe next year." But with my growing family and talented sister, I would be an idiot not to take her offer! I am always so amazed at her skills in the kitchen and if some of that talent can rub off on me, I'll be one lucky little sis! Today, I deemed her the Canning Queen and myself, the Canning Apprentice. Thanks Jenelle!
First Zucchini of the Summer
Canning peaches was not near as lengthy or difficult as I thought it would be. I enjoyed every step, from peeling the peaches to hearing the lids pop when they were done! When I got home, it was just a sweet feeling as I placed the jars I had just canned on the shelves with the rest of our food storage. Even though it's only 14 jars of pure gold, it's absolutely and undoubtedly rewarding! Honestly though... I don't think they stand a chance of lasting very long in our home. They're toast!