Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
This video is meant to be a basic guide to get you started with canning and preserving. As an example, in this video I will show you how to can your own chicken stock.
Nothing beats the ease of opening a jar of pressure canned soup after a day of work. This soup can be made with or without meat and is full of healthy garden fresh vegetables.
A description of four ways to preserve prickly pear cactus pads (nopales in Spanish): drying, pressure canning, pickling and freezing with links to two ways to preserve the fruit.
Imagine having roasted garlic around whenever you want it. You can get pretty close with this preserved garlic recipe. It is a life-changer in the kitchen. Seriously.
Girl meets $300 All-American Pressure Canner. Canner arrives with gouges, pitmarks and dings. Girl cries. Assessing the quality and customer service behind this legendary canning tool to help potential canners decide where to spend their money.
If you should be so lucky as to have more morels than you can eat fresh within a few days of picking, then drying is a good preservation method. Instructions also included for freezing and canning.
Canning tuna at home brought me face to fish with questions of sustainability.
See what objectives and preservation plans I have in store for the 2012 harvest season.
Nothing line a hot bowl of homemade chili on a cold winter evening! Can the leftovers in your pressure canner for a quick dinner later on--tastes great with cornbread!
Super simple, yet so delicious! Mandarin oranges make the perfect mid-day snack!