Preserving Food

How to can and preserve a variety of food.

Candied Dill Pickles and Easy Apple Butter

Candied Dill Pickles and Easy Apple Butter

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Home canned fruits and vegetables is a great way to preserve your garden goodies for year round use. You can also take advantage of good buys at Farmer's Markets. Some of my fondest memories,...

The Traditional Way of Storing Onions

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There are lots of things that come to mind when we talk of storing onions. Especially due to the fact that they are prone to sprouting if the storage conditions are wrong. This results...

Preparing the Perfect Fig Preserves Recipe

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The history of the fig dates back to around 9000 BC, when remnants were found in Neolithic villages. The Fig is widely grown for its edible fruit throughout Iran and also in the rest...

Fermented Garlic Recipe

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I recently read about fermented garlic and how the amazing healing properties of garlic are intensified when it is fermented. Garlic is anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-bacterial and an anti-inflammatory which makes it an important part...

The Best Methods of Food Preservation

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Food preservation is one of the oldest technologies that humans use, and people will always disagree on which are the best methods of food preservation. In general people want safe, nutritious foods that are...

A Look at Fruit Salsa

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There is that natural tanginess in fruits that makes them perfect for salsa recipes. A fruit and vegetable salsa make a perfect side dish. Mango and Pineapple are just examples of fruits than can...
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Consider the Versatile Tomato

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It’s never too early to start thinking about what to do with all the tomatoes that will soon be overwhelming gardens and markets. There are, of course, soups, salads and pasta sauces. But consider making...
Baked Apple Chips

Baked Apple Chips

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Apples contain dietary fiber, as well as a variety of phytochemicals, such as quercetin, being studied for its anti-inflammatory properties. Baked Apple Chips Makes 8 servings. Per Serving: 60 calories, 0 g total fat, 17 g...

Canning – How to Make Homemade Apple Chutney

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During the fall season, we love to visit our local fruit orchard and pick our own apples so that we can make some homemade apple chutney. We enjoy using this chutney as a sandwich spread...

Home Canning Fruit is Simple

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Canning at home is a great way to preserve fruit (including tomatoes) in times of plenty. Their are several methods you can use to can fruit at home. The most common are cold water...
Healthy Food Menus for Children

Healthy Food Menus for Children

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Most parents want to give the best for their children. One of the best things that a parent could provide is the nutritious foods by planning carefully healthy food menus.

How To Make Your Own Homemade Barbecue Sauce

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The time to start thinking about cooking BBQ is in the Spring and Summer time, with the warm days ahead and fun social gatherings with your friends an family, there is no better time...
How to Make Sauerkraut at Home

How to Make Sauerkraut at Home

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Home-made sauerkraut is incredibly easy, very tasty, and has many health benefits as it is a 'live' food full of beneficial bacteria. It is also great fun to make! Sauerkraut 700 g cabbage (any kind)1 tbsp...

Tayberry Jam

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The taste of Summer, bursting with flavour and anti-oxidant effects. Tayberries are a Raspberry / Blackberry cross that combines the best of both. Big, succulent fruits that crop early. Blackberries were eaten even in...

How to Dehydrate Kiwi Slices

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Although dried fruit is available absolutely everywhere it is better to dry your own as commercially available dried fruit is treated with sulphur dioxide prior to the drying process. By using sulphur dioxide the...