Rhubarb Cordial or How I Make Fruit Cordials
I came up with this rhubarb cordial when I had a lot of free rhubarb to process. It was pretty good, and different. Rhubarb Cordial Linda Bittle Fill a quart jar 2/3 full with raw rhubarb stalks, cut into matchsticks. Cover with 1 ½ cups organic sugar. Fill jar to top with cheap brandy. Shake once or twice a day until…
What do you do with rhubarb?
For years I have loved strawberry rhubarb pie and cobbler but last year a friend suggested we try Blueberry rhubarb. We just substituted blueberries for the strawberries and I have a new favorite rhubarb dessert. With fresh rhubarb season approaching, I thought I would tap into the vat resources here and see what other…
Any fellow canners? This weekend...I've got a lot planned. Perhaps I'm being ambitious...But, I've got carrots, potatoes, mushrooms, asparagus, chicken, beef, pork, and stew! YIKES! I'm getting worried about the food supply, so..I've went into full canning mode over here!
Pressure canned potatoes
Today I canned potatoes for the first time ever! The plan is to use them in potato salad but started to wonder what other ways canned potatoes could be used for. Does anyone have any recipe Ideas they would care to share?
What to do with the current glut of greens, and lettuce...?
Right now we have so much salad and greens of all kinds to eat. I love it, but like the post about the eggs, sometimes you have to plan well to get through it all. I thought I'd share what I've been cooking, but I'd love more ideas. I'm sure I'm not the only one right now if there are gardeners here! Lettuce obviously goes…
Did I accidentally ferment carrots?
Hi all! Okay, I was just surprised by something, and I’d love your help figuring this out. About a week and a half ago (maybe two), I cut up a whole bunch of carrots for snacking. There were a lot, so we ate a bunch over several days and I put the rest in a half gallon jar filled full with carrot sticks and almost full…