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.
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.