Why I added a home freeze dryer to our homestead food preservation repertoire. Well, I did it. I pushed the button on a home freeze dryer. I can hardly believe it – but I feel great about the decision! Yes, it’s a little bit of an investment, but I have some specific reasons for adding […]
When you are blessed with an abundant harvest you need to find a way to keep some of that harvest for later. Dehydrating is a great way to do that. This tutorial on dehydrating fresh figs walks you through the entire process!
Did your area have an abundance of apples this year? Learn how to preserve them quickly and easily! Dried apples and apple leathers are delicious and store well. They can be a healthy alternative to fruit snacks for children.
Do you want to preserve your garden’s surplus to use during the winter months? If so, make sure to check out my list of six essential kitchen tools for food preservation. I don’t know what i would do without them!