Guest Blogger Diane Deveraux

Food is Art! Canning is my way of preserving that Art! The Canning Diva teaches fun techniques on how to prepare fresh vegetables and foods for Canning. In addition to canning, her specialties also include dehydrating, freezing and proper dry food storage. Canning Diva gives courses which cover canning basics, intermediate and advanced techniques. The variety of classes offer a range of features such as required utensil use, fundamentals of proper pressure canning and/or water bathing as well as fun, simple recipes you can recreate in your home kitchen. Additionally, the Canning Diva educates people on how to make delicious, healthy meals using home canned goods while reinforcing proper food safety techniques.
Food and Recipes

Health benefits of acorn squash

Fall is the season for pumpkins, squash and gourds! Acorn squash is one of my personal favorites and I must say my kids prefer acorn squash over many other…

acorn squash
Food and Recipes

Tis the season for apples

Whether you choose a McIntosh, a Golden Delicious or a Granny Smith apple, your body will thank you for every bite! Apples are remarkably rich in antioxidants…

Food and Recipes

Home canning using natural fermentation can be simple way to preserve food

Fermentation is a chemical reaction. It occurs naturally in some foods such as fruit. It has been used to make wine for at least 8,000 years…

Photo courtesy of The Canning Diva
Food and Recipes

Are you getting enough of the “stinking rose” to stay healthy?

Garlic is a commonly used ingredient in various cooking recipes, and besides the great taste, the health benefits of garlic may not be known to many when using…

Jars of Garlic

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