The popping of lids on the canning jars has to be one of the most satisfying sounds I think I have ever heard. As I sit here typing this, the “pop, pop, pop” I keep hearing is the perfect finale to my latest canning adventure.
I was on a mission to can some corn cob jelly, and am proud to say that I was able to get a couple batches put up today. Last weekend, we were so happy to see the 4H kids at the Nowata County Farmers Market with a truck bed full of Peaches & Cream corn fresh picked, and bagged up ready to sell. We scored a couple dozen.
Once the corn was blanched, cut form the cob, and frozen, I was eager to begin my newest foray into the canning world.
I boiled the cobs a dozen at a time in two quarts of water for a good 30-40 minutes.
Then strained it thoroughly, netting myself four cups of juice per batch. I saved the boiled cobs, and they will be a nice surprise for my little chickies this evening. Continue reading