While U.S. seafood is among the best managed in the world, we import 91 percent of what is consumed in this country. Much of this imported seafood comes from countries with minimal or no effective management in place to ensure healthy stocks, ecosystems, and communities.
Canning Peaches: Halved or Sliced
Canning peaches and other fruits is the best way to have a sustainable food supply from home grown crops. Learning how to can peaches is something that can help preserve the quality and taste of these late-summer crops.
Pressure Canning Basics: Fearless Food Preservation
Pressure canning in particular is a source of anxiety for new food preservers. The equipment may seem foreign, and if you aren’t careful, you can end up with food that’s unsafe to eat. Do respect food safety guidelines, but do not fear the useful technology that is pressure canning.
Learn How to Make Hominy Corn
Tortillas and tamales are made from whole kernels of dry grain corn that have been steeped in a hot alkaline solution, left to soak in the solution as it cools, and then washed the next day. The process is called nixtamalization, and the treated kernels are called nixtamal.