Friday, July 16, 2010

Canning and preserving the bounty of the farm













Some items of the past that many do not even know what they were used for:
Right is an old canner which has a carrier for jars inside and the grinder on top and old box of spices used for pickling.



















And left a corer for apples. The old preserves book is from my grandmother's days.













A household scale























Assorted Jars






















Lots of green handled utensils in a bowl
Do you remember these old egg beaters and a potato masher?





















And what about a sifter? On top of an old apple box.



Many old items that are no longer
used are now very collectible.






















3 comments:

annie mason aka junky gal said...

Now I'm wanting to make blackberry preserves. Do you know of any good places to junk in Austin? I'm gonna be there in a few days.
Thanks.

Attic Rat said...

My Grandma canned all kinds of things and would store them in the storm cellar. I liked going in there, but rarely had the opportunity.

I am trying to get an asparagus bed going right now. They say it can take years.

Happy hunting,
Teresa

Lynn said...

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