Patience was the missing ingredient my friends. I spent more time on foreplay, allowing the pot to heat up gently. I eased it back down too, once the weights got to gently rocking and rolling, and then when the ingredients were at the perfect moment, I waited for the weights to completely stop moving before removing the pot from my glass stove top.

Canning Anxieties Revealed

Yesterday was my day to can carrots, which I did, but I had some troubles that weren't entirely unexpected, and then learned, from people who know better than me, that I shouldn't even be using my new (sort of) electric canner. This is proof that after more than a decade of all this homesteading stuff, I still make mistakes like a gullible virgin! Let me explain.

Canning Anxieties Revealed

Yesterday was my day to can carrots, which I did, but I had some troubles that weren't entirely unexpected, and then learned, from people who know better than me, that I shouldn't even be using my new (sort of) electric canner. This is proof that after more than a decade of all this homesteading stuff, I still make mistakes like a gullible virgin! Let me explain.

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