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!
We’re all starting to think about canning, freezing, dehydrating and other food preservation methods like mad right now. Which you pick depends on a few things–like what you’re preserving, where you live, and what situation you are preparing for. Here are some things to ponder before you pick how to put it all up.
It is the day I wait for all fall…that third frost that tells me my collard greens are sweet enough to harvest from the garden. It may be an old wives tale, but I never pick my collards unless they have been frosted on three times. With our unexpected snowfall last weekend, I was ready […]
As I write, we’re heading into the fall. My canning shelf is full, and so are the two freezers that I use for much of the year. It’s only in the late spring that one of them becomes empty, and then they fill again with the summer and fall bounty. Tip: Preserve Food By Canning […]
My favorite way to preserve beets is by freezing them. It works very well with cooking up a lot whenever we want them for supper and freezing the rest.
Raspberries are sweet, juicy, delicious. They are great fresh or frozen. To freeze raspberries is very simple and they are oh so yummy in the winter. Well worth it.