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. I decided to do a very similar […]
Do you love squash? Have zucchini coming out your ears? Check out our post on how to preserve your bounty. And shed a tear for all of us east coasters who labor tirelessly to keep their squash plants alive long enough to grow a squash…..let alone a dozen!
Instead of pickling cucumbers again this summer, why not try pickling some watermelon rind? Watermelon rind pickles make a sweet alternative to traditional pickles for a summer barbeque or picnic.
Fermenting food is a viable way to preserve the harvest, as well as add nutritional value to our meals. Add dill pickles to your list of fermented foods with this recipe for fermented garlic dill pickles!
Homesteader Confession: I have never properly canned anything. In this post I try my hand at the easy cousin of canning, refrigerator pickles. I promise, this is so simple, anyone can do it.