There are multiple ways to preserve food. Some methods are for the short-term and others may keep food for long periods of time. As with any food storage system, it is important to use and rotate your stock. Here I share one method of storing dried foods for longer periods of time. It’s relatively easy […]
Have you ever stopped to think what people did long before refrigeration? I’ve already touched the subject on how to live without refrigeration, but have you ever really stopped and thought what life would be like without it? Well, one way was with the help of root cellars. The great news is that they are […]
This tastes just like spreadable caramel apples! This is a canning recipe so that you can enjoy this unique twist on a classic treat all year round.
Right now my cherry tomato plants are exploding with fruit and I simply can’t keep up. This ferment is tangy, fizzy, full of flavour and loaded with healthy gut-supporting bacteria. It’s also a great way to use up extra tomatoes if you have them.
Autumn is just around the corner and canning season is in full swing! We’ve already canned several hundred quarts of meat, fruit, and vegetables and all in all I’ve only spent about $50 on produce. In my experience, it is easy to find both very inexpensive meat and produce for canning if you get a […]
We’re two months into canning season and the shelves are filling up! So far, our cucumbers have been our biggest garden harvests, bringing in over 20 lbs a day. Although we’ve barely been able to keep up, canning several days a week, we’ve canned over 100 quarts of pickles between me and Jordan. We’ve also […]