There are a few steps to take when using glass jars to make spicy bread and butter homemade pickles. Delicious and well worth the effort.
Shopping has become a sensory overload in the barrage of colors and reading required. So to really save you need to go armed with a few tips and techniques ahead of time. Here are a few to help.
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.
Do you have a surplus of melons? Drying can turn them into a wonderful, candy-like snack or recipe addition.
For years I have packaged my food in plastic bags or freezer paper and placed them in the freezer. Sometimes the air would leak in and freezer burn would result. Now, I vacuum the air out and seal...
Food preservation recipes and methods.
Here are the best upright and chest freezers for extra storage in your garage.
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.
Foodstuffs can be produced, processed or prepared in the home on a small scale. This is only possible if the requirements of the modern consumer can be met - that the foods will keep safe for a sufficient length of time. Most food is only available...
Photos and text teach step-by-step how to make delicious sweet pickled cucumber sticks. Canning process included.