Zucchini and Summer Squash are very prolific. They are the crop that keeps on giving. It is easy to become overwhelmed by the harvest bounty collected from even a few plants. When you are tired of the baked, sautéed, stuffed, and grilled options, I hope you will consider the many preserving options available to enjoy […]
This summer has been unusually wet and cool here in NY. And while it means worrying about flooding basements and unripe tomatoes, it also means tons and tons of cucumbers. And lets face it, not having to water the garden at all has been a nice relief. Tons of cucumbers means tons of pickles because […]
If you like pickles and pickled food, give this recipe a try! The addition of Lemon adds a nice taste surprise to a delicious way to preserve green beans or bean mixtures. Recipe and instructions here>
Tis’ the season for pickles…….and we all have to make hay while the sun shines an get them canned up but here is a unique recipe a friend of mine shared with me that I have to warn you is absolutely amazing and one you will want to keep in your recipe arsenal when you […]
Fermentation helps to preserve food but also to enhance nutrients to boost your immune system. Half sour pickles can be made out of store bought winter cucumbers, and give them a boost in taste and nutrients.
I’ve been wanting to make my great-grandmother’s recipe for bread and butter pickles. Her recipe takes two full days to make. I think that’s a lot of work now, so I can’t imagine how it was done before refrigeration, fancy kitchen appliances, and most of all air conditioning.