Dear Canning, I’m just not into you. I love mason jars, though. Thanks, Jamie I don’t make it a secret that I don’t like to can. I feel like it’s one of those situations where I can embrace technology and make traditional homesteading a little easier without going all the way over to “the dark [...]
Category Archive for 'Freezing'
Here is a great way to preserve almost any vegetable – Homemade Vegetable Bouillon. I saw this recipe on 101cookbooks.com quite awhile ago and thought it was a brilliant idea. In fact, I couldn’t believe I had never thought of it or saw it before.
Over the past month I have talked a lot of freezing produce. That’s because there is a lot to talk about! There are several distinct areas to cover: (1) how to freeze single items, (2) how to freeze combinations of things, such as sauces and condiments, (3) how to use your frozen food. The last [...]
A few weeks ago I posted how to freeze vegetables. Well, it’s still on my mind. The farmers markets are alive and kickin’ with produce (for now) and we’re even starting to see some fall favorites — squash, sweet potatoes, and apples to name a few. Bring it on! In my last post I focused [...]
I have to confess that I am not a canner. I can do it. I just don’t like to. Evidence can be found in my garbage can, as I just let an entire cucumber crop from our garden rot. I couldn’t muster up the energy or find the time to make pickles. Very sad. Maybe [...]