Preserving Food

How to can and preserve a variety of food.

Home Canning

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

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You can make delicious old-fashioned sauerkraut using nothing but organic cabbage and sea salt. I find a simple dish consisting of two ingredients to be very refreshing in a world filled with foods that...

How to Make Green Tomato Jam and Old Fashion Tomato Gravy

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Tomatoes are such versatile staples for salads, slicing, sandwiches, sauces, soups, etc. And they are probably one of the most home-grown garden vegetables. If you have an overabundance of tomatoes or you would just...

Storing Cherries – Freezing Apples

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About 30 years ago, I started planting apple trees on our land. Shortly thereafter, we also started growing cherry trees. When it came time for harvest season, we lived by trial and error. I...

Avocado Cucumber Salad with Chia Yogurt Dressing

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A busy lifestyle can mean that our lunch is a grab-and-go option from a nearby restaurant or grocery store. This, of course, can mean that little thought is put into its nutritional value. Instead, packing...
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...

Canning – How to Make Homemade Pear Chutney Recipe

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During the fall, we enjoy making some homemade pear chutney. This recipe is very easy to prepare because it uses canned pears instead of fresh ones. You can preserve your chutney for up to 2...
Beef Jerky by Kusie

Western Beef Jerky Recipe – Make Delicious Beef Jerky at Home

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If all you've eaten is store bought jerky and you've never tried homemade, get ready to be amazed. There is no comparison between the two. Where most store bought jerky tastes like a greasy...

Pesto

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How to make homemade pesto. Perfect for topping pasta. Pesto Recipe Makes 1/2 cup 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 2 tbsp. basil 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 small garlic clove Quarter garlic clove. In...

Preparing Butter at Home without Butter Making Machinery

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Instead of buying some unhealthy product from the market, you can choose to make butter at home. Making butter at home is very easy and satisfying. All you need is butter making ingredients, equipment...

Preserving Fruits the Right Way

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Keeping fruits fresh for an extended period is not difficult if correct preservation techniques are applied. So before we get started, certain things like pectin powder/ liquid, lemon juice, sugar, ascorbic acid, any artificial...

Gift in a Jar Recipes

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Homemade Gift-in-a-Jar Recipes Are a Thoughtful, Tasty and Economical Twist to Holiday Gift-Giving Homemade jar recipes with beautifully layered ingredients topped with a flourish are a thoughtful and economical way to treat friends, coworkers, neighbors...
How to Make Homemade Wine

How to Make Homemade Wine

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How to make wine at home. Instructions and recipes.

Use Your Food Processor to Make Fresh Homemade Butter Quickly and Easily

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Why Make Butter at Home? Fresh homemade butter is one of the best things you will ever eat. Most people think it is silly to even consider making their own butter when it is so...

Ever-Loving Strawberry Kiwi Jam

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As most people who are familiar with me know I have been raising my eleven year old grandson in the art of survival. He probably knows more about taking care of himself then most...

Apples and Maple Syrup

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This Recipe Is a Tribute to My Southern Indiana Childhood Now that school is starting, our thoughts tend to turn toward Fall. And one of the best things about Fall is the abundance of delicious...