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.
First, let me say that I like to have lots of broth on hand. Especially after canning chicken, I have lots to go around. You will always find some form of bone broth in my fridge, and on my pantry shelves. It’s so great to have it on hand for making risotto, soups, gravies, ect. […]
She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar. She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and portions for her servant girls. Proverbs 31:14-15 (NIV)
Here is a wonderful recipe for a home canned meat mix that can easily be transformed into spaghetti sauce, chili, tacos, etc. It is a great item to have in your pantry for those meals that need to happen in a hurry. Following the tutorial is a recipe for pizza bread. Enjoy!
When we’ve had busy day and nothing planned for dinner, our homemade canned chili is one of my favorite go-to items stocked away in our pantry. In just a matter of minutes we can have something hot on the table.
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