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?
Make raw tomato sauce using a food mill or strainer for freezing. Later I can make all kinds of sauces and can them.
Use leftover jam to mix up salad dressing AND learn how to use a canning jar on your blender to do it. Amazing video + recipe.
Building a hot smoker is much easier than making a cold smoker. In fact I would hazard a guess that you probably have all the equipment sitting at home right now.
Easy recipe for tangy cidered beef (or venison) jerky -- plus some tips on buying a dehydrator!
A biltong hybrid recipe I concocted myself after reading many recipes and experiences online. Defunct freezer turned curing chamber. My first attempt at curing meat!
This pumpkin butter is enhanced with maple and spice. Throw everything in the slow cooker and stir occasionally -- it's a fun treat for any October gathering.
Applesauce: easier than you think! Cook, squish, and put up in jars. Method works for any size batch from one apple to a bushel or two.
Swimming in persimmons? Try drying them to make a rich autumn puree that's a perfect local substitute for date paste for your holiday baking.
Have extra tomatoes? Sean shows us just how easy it is to dry them in your oven -- so you'll have fabulous tomatoes all winter long!
How to build a cider press and harvest apple juice at home.
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