So yesterday, I had my first foray into solitary canning endeavors. And it was entirely by accident.
I was having the kids help me peel pears to dry them while trying to make dinner and snacks. I didn't realize until I was slicing them and placing them just how many pears we had peeled.... The dehydrator was full, and I still had a huge bowl full of peeled pears. So I made pear sauce. On the fly, like I usually do my cooking. I had none of the things I needed to follow a recipe, so I made one up. Fortunately, it turned out super good. And fortunately, my mom had blessed me by leaving her canning pot here.
So I canned 3 quarts of pear sauce yesterday. Entirely by accident. There are some accidents that are good....
I was so excited about the success of the pear sauce, that I might put the canning pot to use again tomorrow... Maybe some apples this time?