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?
Making butter is totally easy, especially if you have a food processor. Raw butter won't stay fresh forever, though - so it's great to be able to freeze some for future months. What's my secret for perfect pats of frozen butter???
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.
This is part 2 of all things related to Pacific razor clams, how to clean and store your catch. Getting the shell off is quick and easy when you know how.
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.
How to find, collect, prepare, and preserve nutrient-rich stinging nettles as explained to me by a forager extraordinaire.
Rhubarb can be stored in the freezer so you can use it in your recipes year round. Come see how easy it is!
Who says you can't make great jam from frozen fruit? Here are some tips to help it turn out right.
See what objectives and preservation plans I have in store for the 2012 harvest season.
Step 1 in a three-part series: Make a list of what we would eat if I take the time to put it up.
Part three in a three-part series: Put it all together and make a calendar of foods with their quantities and check it every couple weeks as the season progresses to make sure I’m on track.