Category Archives: Home Canning, Freezing Drying

How to Preserve Food.

How to Freeze Cauliflower

Sometimes you may find you have an over abundance of cauliflower from your garden and couldn't use it all in a short time. If you find yourself in that situation, or found a great deal on cauliflower then you might want to freeze some for another day. Here's how. Read more

Freezing Fish

Try to freeze fish as quickly as possible after catching, as they deteriorate rapidly. Before freezing, prepare fish as for cooking. Fish can be frozen whole, filleted or cut into steaks. (more…)...
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Freezing Vegetables

Provided vegetables are treated properly, they will freeze particularly well, retaining more flavor and goodness than by preserving in any other method. Learn the four basic rules dealt with this section and you cannot fail. Blanching, chilling, packaging and correct cooking. Vegetables cannot be frozen raw. They must be blanched first, whilst fresh and tender....
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Freezing Fruit

Preserving fruit by deep freezing is easy and very convenient because fruit can be frozen raw and eaten raw all the year round. Raw fruits which are low in acid content need treating before freezing to prevent discoloration on thawing. To help you identify high or low acid type fruits I have prepared and listed...
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How to Make Zucchini Pickles

Do you have an abundance of zucchini? These pickles will give dill pickles a run for their money, they are crisp and tasty like their dill counterparts but maybe even better in taste. (more…)...
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Watermelon Jerky

You’ll need a food dehydrator for this recipe. Cook time can be greatly influenced by the climate you are in, and so in a Florida summer season the time will be three to four times greater than needed in a northern, drier climate. (more…)...
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Maple Walnut Granola

This easy granola packs healthy oats, crunchy walnuts and a touch of sweet maple syrup. Oats contain cancer-preventing fiber and contain essential minerals and vitamins. Walnuts contain high amounts of polyphenols, phytochemicals that have antioxidant properties. Make them anytime for an easy go-to breakfast or snack. (more…)...
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