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Hot Pepper Jelly – Great with cream cheese & Ritz Crackers at Christmas or New Year’s!

This is the first video in the new Holiday Series, focusing on tasty, traditional foods that you can prepare and serve at Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. We love to eat Hot Pepper Jelly with cream cheese and Ritz Crackers as an hors d'oeuvre over the holidays, but it can also be used as a tasty way to dress up chicken or pork. Learn how to make Hot Pepper Jelly in the video ... Read More about Hot Pepper Jelly – Great with cream cheese & Ritz Crackers at Christmas or New Year’s!

Slow Cooker Old-Fashioned Apple Butter – A Cozy Taste of Autumn

This is an old-fashioned slow cooker recipe for delicious apple butter – a cozy taste of autumn! This recipe makes seven half-pint (8 oz.) jelly jars of apple butter. Here is a link to the steam canner in the video: https://amzn.to/3lS8Xd2 INGREDIENTS 6 lbs of apples, cored and sliced (I used Fuji. The smaller the pieces you start with, the quicker they will cook!) 2 cups white sugar ... Read More about Slow Cooker Old-Fashioned Apple Butter – A Cozy Taste of Autumn

How to Make Sweet Tea THE RIGHT WAY!

There's a trick to making southern-style sweet tea the right way. This video will show you how. All you need is plenty of sugar, some tea bags, and your favorite pitcher — but the order you do things makes all the difference! Watch the video below and learn how to make sweet tea THE RIGHT WAY! Interested in more recipes? Click here. Subscribe to Old Time Knowledge on YouTube to be ... Read More about How to Make Sweet Tea THE RIGHT WAY!

How to Make Fluffy Biscuits – An Old-Fashioned Country Recipe

There are all kinds of ways for you to learn how to make biscuits, but when you understand the key techniques I mention in this video, you'll be baking perfect, fluffy biscuits every single time! In addition, you'll be able to play around with the ingredients to get the exact biscuit recipe to suit your taste. Make Fluffy Biscuits EVERY TIME. This version uses self-rising flour, whole ... Read More about How to Make Fluffy Biscuits – An Old-Fashioned Country Recipe

Country Vegetable Plate: Crock Pot Mac & Cheese, Corn Pudding, Sweet Potatoes & Green Beans

Slow cooker mac & cheese and corn pudding are the stars of the show in this bundle of recipes for a Country Vegetable Plate. Yes, I know mac & cheese isn't a vegetable, but here in the south, if you go to a restaurant that serves vegetable plates, mac & cheese is almost always an available side. Other popular items might include sweet potatoes, string beans, fried okra, mashed ... Read More about Country Vegetable Plate: Crock Pot Mac & Cheese, Corn Pudding, Sweet Potatoes & Green Beans

How to Make and Can Old-Fashioned Apple Pie Filling (+ a Simple Apple Pie!)

In this article (and video), I'll take you through the steps of making 7 quarts of delicious, old-fashioned apple pie filling. Just think of how rewarding it will be – especially once cold weather is here – to be able to take down a jar or two of delicious, homemade, old-school apple pie filling and make a homemade pie for your family. I've been wanting to make this video for weeks so I'm ... Read More about How to Make and Can Old-Fashioned Apple Pie Filling (+ a Simple Apple Pie!)

How to Can BONE-IN Chicken Breast – No precooking! It cooks right in the jar!

Ingredients - There are just two! Bone-in chicken breasts - About 2 lbs. will fit in each quart jar (About 1 lb. per pint)Salt - 1 tsp. per quart jar (For pints, it would be 1/2 tsp.) Instructions from the National Center for Home Food Preservation Raw pack – Add 1 teaspoon salt per quart, if desired. Fill jars loosely* [see my note about this below] with raw meat pieces, leaving 1-1/4 ... Read More about How to Can BONE-IN Chicken Breast – No precooking! It cooks right in the jar!