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Freeze Dried and Dehydrated Foods

Freeze Dried and Dehydrated Foods: Which Is The Better Method for Long Term Survival...

Everyone is different, and each person has their own personal tastes and preferences. With that in mind, there are a few things to consider before making a decision between freeze-dried or dehydrated food.
Walnut Butter Recipe

California Walnut Butter

Walnut butter is easy to make. Spread on crostini and garnish with a slice of fruit or fresh herbs for an elegant appetizer, or use it as a dip for crisp vegetables for a quick snack.
Relish Recipe

Pickled Ginger Onion Relish

Pickled onions are great make-ahead options for garnishing your meats, adding to salads or sandwiches. While healthier for you, you’ll not be giving up the flavor.
Home Canning

Old Fashioned Sauerkraut Made Easily with The Help of a Food Processor

You can make delicious old-fashioned sauerkraut using nothing but organic cabbage and sea salt.
Salsa

Watermelon, Black Bean and Corn Salsa

A yummy salsa that can also be a great side dish for a picnic. Extend it even further by serving over shredded iceberg lettuce.
Freezer Facts - Learn Facts, Tips and Tricks About Freezing Your Food

Freezer Facts – Learn Facts, Tips and Tricks About Freezing Your Food

Learn about freezing, what can be frozen, what can't, facts, tricks, tips, and advice for proper freezing. Start freezing food today! It's a great way to preserve it and keep it fresh for a long time.
Buttermilk

Freezing Buttermilk

If you find yourself in the situation where you have excess buttermilk because a recipe called for only a few tablespoons or even a cup full and now you have plenty of leftovers and don't want to throw it out, a solution is to freeze it. Yes, you can freeze buttermilk! You can freeze it several different ways.
Baked Apple Chips

Baked Apple Chips

A healthy alternative to chips.
Freezing Herbs

Freezing Herbs – Create Bouquet Garni Paste for Fresh Flavor

I've found that freezing herbs is an outstanding method to preserve flavor, fragrance and colour.
Pumpkin Puree

How to Make Pumpkin Puree

This article will discuss the process of selecting the proper cooking pumpkin and the technique for preparing homemade pumpkin puree.
Food Storage

The Best Ways to Store Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Here are some easy ways to extend the shelf life of your fruits and vegetables, and to prevent them from turning brown before you can eat them.
Trail Mix

Toasted Coconut Trail Mix Bites

Trail mix is a year-round favourite that can be a great source of protein and heart-healthy fats. Whip up a batch of these bite-size fruit and nut treats to keep in your fridge for a quick and satisfying snack.
Freezing Fish

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.
Freezing Vegetables

Freezing Vegetables

Learn the four basic rules dealt with this section and you cannot fail. Blanching, chilling, packaging and correct cooking.
Freezing Fruit

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.