The key to success in canning food at home is knowing which foods are safe to preserve and which are not. Choosing the wrong method and using improper techniques can be deadly.
The following article will show you how to harvest, blanch, freeze, and store swiss chard so you can eat this nutrient-rich leaf year round! This article contains a step-by-step guide with pictures and nutritional information for swiss chard. The guide can also be used for spinach and kale.
Canning lids didn't seal? New to canning and need some home canning tips? Find out the most common reasons why canning lids don't seal so that you can avoid the mistakes.
These recipes I learned from my mother and grandmother. I have included Mom's Favorite Spaghetti Sauce, and Tomato Salsa recipes and how we canned them. The memories are as rich as the recipes.
People have been preserving food in different ways for centuries. No matter the reason why you want to do it today, this guide will give you a basic insight on five methods of food preservation.
I often buy something on impulse only to realize that I bought too much. I have a hard time throwing food out. So, I started researching food storage options for my grocery items and made up the following storage list. This way I could hopefully save some money and another trip to the store.
Dried rhubarb can be used in granola, as a snack, or reconstituted for use in baking or other recipes. Extend the rhubarb season by drying some out of your patch.
The short and not so long of food storing tips.
In preserving food, molds and bacteria are prevented which cause the spoiling of food. And there are 5 ways to do this.
There is a revival in the craft of "canning" or "bottling" as Australians say it. Finding enough canning jars is easy enough, but here are some new sources of "recycled" glass jars.