Pumpkin Seeds Roasted and Dehydrated

Ingredients:6 Cups of Pumpkin Seeds1 Cup of Salt (about 1 Tbls per cup) Step 1:For roasted pumpkin seeds I prefer the seeds found in the smaller pie pumpkins. They roast easier and are less likely to burn. If you are using a dehydrator (my personal preference) large and small pumpkin seeds both work well. RemoveContinue reading “Pumpkin Seeds Roasted and Dehydrated”

Pumpkin Spice Chips

Ingredients:Pie Pumpkins (small pumpkins)SaltCinnamonNutmegOlive oil or vegetable oil Step 1: Wash pumpkins and peel them. Step 2:Cut Pumpkins open and remove seeds. Click here for a pumpkin spice pumpkin seed recipe , click here for a regular pumpkin seed recipe. Discard the stringy pumpkin guts and save the pumpkin seeds if you plan on makingContinue reading “Pumpkin Spice Chips”

Pumpkin Spice Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients:6 Cups of Pumpkin Seeds1 Cup of Salt (about 1 Tbls per cup)NutmegCinnamon Step 1:For roasted pumpkin seeds I prefer the seeds found in the smaller pie pumpkins. They roast easier and are less likely to burn. Remove seeds from your pumpkin. Get the seeds out of from the pumpkin guts and place in aContinue reading “Pumpkin Spice Pumpkin Seeds”

Roasted Sunflower Seeds

Ingredients:6 cups of sunflower seeds1 Cup of Salt Step 1: We grow our own sunflower every year. For us, obtaining sunflower seeds is a simple as walking out into our yard. Others may need to look for local farmers or farmers markets which provide sunflower heads.Obtaining sunflower’s is the hardest part of this step. OnceContinue reading “Roasted Sunflower Seeds”

Drying and Storing Cherries

My husband and I each prefer different types of cherries. He loves the tart and I love the sweet. The photos in this entry are of both types. The red cherries are tart, the yellow cherries are sweet. Dehydrated cherries go well in breads, cakes and oatmeal. They also make a yummy snack and canContinue reading “Drying and Storing Cherries”

Cherry Pie Filling

Recipe is for 7 Quart Jars Ingredients:6 Quarts of Cherries7 Cups of Sugar1 3/4 cups of clear jel9 1/3 cups cold water1/2 cup lemon juice1tsp cinnamon(optional)1tsp Almond Extract (optional) Before you begin working with the food prep all of your materials.Fill your caner bath with water and turn on the heat so that it isContinue reading “Cherry Pie Filling”