Favorite pickles & how do you keep them crispy?
I’m new to pickling and prefer fermented varieties for the gut health but I’m really interested in how you keep them crispy. What I did last year did not have any crispness when we opened them.
Have you ever dehydrated frozen vegetables?
I just watched this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hafdtE5Wz_I I know some people can previously frozen food, but admit there is a marked loss of quality and nutrition. This looks like the food is still relatively good. I don't know if I would do vegetables from the store, but if I have leftovers from last year…
Very low sweetener raw strawberry jam
I made a batch of this last night. https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/raw-strawberry-jam I used honey instead of maple syrup and ended up with six baby food jars about 3/4 full.I popped them in the freezer for winter. I may make a batch of blackberry later in the summer. That would probably be a year's worth of jam for me…
Canning Green Beans
Think I might have bitten off more than I can handle. Had a really good sale for our area on fresh green beans at the grocery. Bought 9 cases 4.5 pounds each of green beans. Planning to can them tomorrow. Have been snapping every spare moment since last night. Before work this morning, while cooking supper tonight, after…
How do you store flour?
I am currently keeping my flour in the freezer, but I have produce that needs the space. The flour definitely needs to find new accommodations. I'm not sure freezing is the best option anyway, as I've read that it destroys Vitamin E. Does anyone know if that's true, by the way? Since we're gluten free, I have many kinds of…
A Legacy of Flavor - my grandmother's pickles
A Legacy of Flavor A lot of people are getting into canning and preserving these days. Every book and website will give info on how long what you prepare is supposed to last. Well, I just opened these pickles my grandmother made. Not only is the taste and texture perfect, but my grandmother... who passed away nearly 20…