Articles in Preserving Food
Have an abundance of collards, mustard, turnip, and other mixed greens? Here are three great ways to preserve the harvest: Freezing, Canning, and Dehydrating!
Did you know that you can freeze cooked noodles?
My girl Shaye from The Elliott Homestead shares how to lacto-ferment vegetables for long term storage. Very cool.
Ever heard of Chow-Chow? Here’s a canning recipe you gotta try!
Drying carrots isn’t as tricky as it may sound, and they take up MUCH less room than fresh or canned carrots! Here’s how it’s done…
Look where I like to hide my drying herbs. This is a great way to hang bunches and bunches of plants to dry without having them hanging all over your house!
Summer squash and zucchini are so super easy to can. And so pretty too! You’ll have a taste of summer all winter long!
So you’ve got a beautiful basil plant growing… now what do you do? Here are some tips for harvesting leaves, and a few ways to preserve your harvest for future use.
I finally tried making homemade chicken broth, and then canning it, for the first time! Let me tell you… it is SO easy, and super, super good!! Way better than store bought. There’s no going back now!!
Time to break out the canners and blow the dust off. It’s harvest time!
The recipe called for fresh green peppers and a rib of celery… but all I had were dehydrated ones from last year. Could I substitute them in? See what I discovered…
I love this stuff!! It’s pretty awesome to go pick wild flowers in our backyard and make a delicious jelly from them. Even the kids had fun gathering the sweet honeysuckles!
This may be the only place where you will find a recipe for canning fresh orange juice. And there’s a good reason why…
Talk about a GREAT convenience food!! Fresh tasting quick breads straight from your shelf for up to a year. And you don’t even have to have a canner to do this!!
Yes, there is actually more you can do with those decorative Fall pumpkins than just use them as a center piece! Cook and puree them for fresh pumpkin bread and pies year round!
Do you can your own homemade soups and chili? Or do you tend to stick to a tried-and-true recipe straight out of a canning book?