WHAT ARE YOU CANNING TODAY?

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Had an almost 3 week break from canning. 😂

I took my frozen limes out of the freezer a few days ago to thaw and then was to busy to bother. But today I noticed they were starting to turn brown, so I decided that I would can the limeade today.

From 10# of limes, I got just over 8 cups of juice. Which turned into 4 jars of limeade concentrate and 4 jars of lime-cherry concentrate.

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And I needn’t have worried about them turning brown. Most of them were still frozen! So I microwaved them. I think it’s better to microwave them until they are warm. The ones that were still cold/icy were harder to press with the citrus press.

Oh, and I do have one picture of the new canning shelf.
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I’m looking forward to filling it up some more.
 

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Had an almost 3 week break from canning. 😂

I took my frozen limes out of the freezer a few days ago to thaw and then was to busy to bother. But today I noticed they were starting to turn brown, so I decided that I would can the limeade today.

From 10# of limes, I got just over 8 cups of juice. Which turned into 4 jars of limeade concentrate and 4 jars of lime-cherry concentrate.

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And I needn’t have worried about them turning brown. Most of them were still frozen! So I microwaved them. I think it’s better to microwave them until they are warm. The ones that were still cold/icy were harder to press with the citrus press.

Oh, and I do have one picture of the new canning shelf.
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I’m looking forward to filling it up some more.
Those shelving units look awesome. I wanted those, but they were a bit too big
 

Finnie

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Those shelving units look awesome. I wanted those, but they were a bit too big
Wow, thank you so much everybody!

Farmer Jamie, I don’t know if you have an Aldi close by, but mine had a similar shelf to these but only 3 feet wide instead of 4 feet. Only $49!

I read that each store only gets one shipment, and when they’re gone, that’s it. I got 2. Haven’t opened them up yet. I assume they will be slightly lower quality than the ones from Lowes, because each of these shelves is rated for 260#, whereas the Lowes ones are rated for 600#.

We are going to use the Aldi ones somewhere else, because DH said if we want more shelves along that same wall, he wants them to match. Which I agree. We have room for one more there.
 
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