Articles in Preserving Food
Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on TWO ways to can chicken on the bone: hot pack and raw pack methods.
Learn how to can ground beef for longer storage than a freezer, and quick meal prep!
A detailed list of everything you need to know to can meat safely. Many of these precautions are never mentioned in canning recipes. Get familiar with them before beginning to can.
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!
Strawberry jam can be canned from fresh or frozen strawberries. Here’s how to make your own homemade strawberry jam no matter the season!
Homemade chicken stock or broth is extremely good for you. Once you’ve learned how to make it, the next step is learning how to can it so your pantry never runs out! Here’s a step-by-step tutorial to show you just how easy it is.
Here’s how to use your crawl space as a root cellar for storing carrots long term, how to store them and how long you can expect them to last.
Canning potatoes is a great way to preserve them! Here’s an easy tutorial on how to can potatoes at home.
These “pickled” figs are canned in a sweet brine of sugar, cinnamon and cloves. They’re better than candy. If you have access to fresh figs, you have got to try this recipe!
When you have an abundant harvest and don’t have time to can it all at once, freezing is another great option for preserving potatoes.
Eleven good reasons why you need to start canning NOW. PLUS, a $5 off coupon code for the DVD: At Home Canning For Beginners and Beyond. Don’t let fear hold you back from learning this valuable skill.
Freezing, dehydrating, canning- so many ways to preserve cherries! You can also use the seeds for many things… just don’t eat them!
Here’s how to know when it’s the right time to harvest your carrots, how to harvest them properly, and what to do with them to keep them fresh longer. Plus, an experiment in cellaring them in a cool crawl space under the house.
I’ve kept my store-bought ginger root fresh for months with this very simple method- no refrigeration necessary!
I ended up with a large harvest of tiny onions, so I thought I’d experiment with preserving them by canning pickled onions. Here’s how they turned out…
Waxed cheese can last for years without refrigeration. Here’s how my first waxing experiment went.