Preserving Food

How to can and preserve a variety of food.

Freezing Herbs

Freezing Herbs – Create Bouquet Garni Paste for Fresh Flavor

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As an avid gardener of herbs, I'm always looking for ways to prolong my enjoyment of the uses and functionality of the herbs growing in my gardens and cooking with herbs is one of...
Pumpkin Puree

How to Make Pumpkin Puree

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Each year, eighty percent of the pumpkins grown in the USA are harvested in October. Commercially canned puree is probably the most familiar edible form of this popular autumn produce, however the mild, slightly...
Food Storage

The Best Ways to Store Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

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Maintaining a home garden is the best way to provide yourself and your family with fresh, delicious, healthy fruits and vegetables. But if your fresh produce gets withered and brown when you store it,...
Trail Mix

Toasted Coconut Trail Mix Bites

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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...
Freezing Fish

Freezing Fish

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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. Whole fish should be...
Freezing Vegetables

Freezing Vegetables

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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...
Freezing Fruit

Freezing Fruit

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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...
Pickles

How to Make Zucchini Pickles

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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. How to...
Watermelon

Watermelon Jerky

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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...
Watermelon Pickles

Watermelon Rind Pickles

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Created by Chef Dave Woolley, we love these watermelon rind pickles that leave the slightest bit of red flesh for a beautiful color and taste experience! Watermelon Rind Pickles Servings: Makes about 4 cups (1L). Serving...