New products on the Mrs. Wages website.

As you know, I do some freelance work with the fine folks at Mrs. Wages. And it’s exciting when they roll out new products for those of us who enjoy cooking and preserving food at home.

Well, have you checked out the Mrs. Wages website lately? Right there on the homepage are some new photos featuring some new products for 2017. In addition to a photo of their XTRA Crunch product, they have pictures of a new Bruschetta mix and a Pickled Okra product that will soon be found in stores and online.

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Advice for Canning or Freezing Early Fruits and Veggies

paleo-leap-171The first foods that are ready for preserving include strawberries, rhubarb, and asparagus.  These foods are fairly easy to preserve – and strawberry-rhubarb jam is a great treat!

Here are a few tips on what to preserve and what to freeze for the coming season – that way you can enjoy the taste of Spring all year ’round.

 

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Plant The Right Cucumbers for Pickles

With all of the different packets of pickle mixes that Mrs. Wages® has to offer, pickle making has never been easier.  Quick-process pickle mixes are available in a variety of dill products from Kosher dills to spicy dills; bread and butter and zesty bread and butter, as well as sweet pickles and pickle relish.  Check out the Mrs. Wages® online store for the products that are available.

But before you can make pickles, you must have cucumbers.  Remember that not all cucumbers are created equal.  Continue reading