Simple suggestions on preserving vegetables and herbs
A gourmet guide to preserving the last harvest from your garden.
Cooking pumpkin for pie is as easy as, well, pie! Make your own homemade pumpkin purée with this simple recipe calling for either pumpkins or squash.
This blog post discusses growing enough produce for canning.
I'm going to the old Kerr canning book for this tried and true recipe for making simply wonderful pickled beets.
Preserving herbs from your garden is easy, whether you freeze or dry them.
Another easy way to enjoy the fresh taste of gourmet garlic year-round is with these convenient cubes!
Preserving meat at home by making pork confit.
A great recipe for the holidays or any time of the year!
Fresh pesto is great in the summer, but it's even better in the middle of winter!
My own special recipe for Pumpkin Maple Butter using organic pumpkin and Canadian maple syrup.
No juice extractor? No problem! This easy method for making fresh, delicious apple juice will have you sipping in no time.
Dehydrating is a great way to preserve food.
Cobbler is not the only solution to a bumper crop of berries. If you can boil water, you can turn the juice from big-flavor berries into tasty beverages that are naturally rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Make extra juice to freeze or can for year-round enjoyment.
There's no need to be afraid of canning. With basic skills a cook can safely prepare and process excess produce during the summer and have a ready supply all winter. An easy way to start is with dill pickles, with extras like garlic and hot peppers.
Debbie Mildfelt shares memories of her grandmother's stories, exploring the life of a large family on a small Kansas farm.
Take plain old raspberry jam to the next level with the complex flavors of white chocolate and coffee liqueur.
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Judy Mimranek shares her father's time-tested tip for digging a root pit and covering it with layers of straw and cow manure in order to store fruits and vegetables through the winter.
People are often apprehensive about preserving their own food, whether they're intimidated by the process, or concerned about the safety of the finished product. As Sherri Brooks Vinton explains, it's time to bring canning back to the home kitchen.
A homemade solar food dryer allows you to dry tomatoes and apples for delicious and nutritious winter snacks and addition to your meals.
The process of curing potatoes for winter storage.