Culturing your own vegetables at home is quick and easy. You can have the jar fermenting on your kitchen counter in less than 15 minutes of prep time and have fermented veggies ready to eat in as little as 5 days. But if you don`t have any cultured vegetables in your fridge, where do you […]
You’ve dehydrated your garden produce and now you want to cook with it? Awesome! These tips for using dehydrated vegetables in recipes will help you make tasty meals from your dried produce.
Why can butter when it freezes so beautifully? Well, there are about a bajillion reasons, but I’ll share with you some of the ones that are most important to me. Power outtages won’t effect the quality soft butter is always at hand, and you don’t have to deal with the cold hard butter on bread […]
This is the season for strawberries!!! I am so excited, because my family can easily consume them at a rate of 4 pounds an hour…really! And, since they are in season, they are abundant, on sale, and sooo good! Today, I am going to show you one way to preserve this wonderful fruit by making […]
Learning a new skill like dehydrating can raise many questions–like this one. How long do you dehydrate things for? Can you over dehydrate?
Did you know? Salt preserves foods by creating a hostile environment for certain microorganisms. Within foods, salt brine dehydrates bacterial cells, alters osmotic pressure and inhibits bacterial growth and subsequent spoilage. Salting fish made long-range explorations possible in the age of sailing ships.