Boozy Fruits, Feisty Condiments - Food Preservation (Canning, Pickling, ...)

Stretch the Summer's Harvest ~
Time to Jam, Pickle and Preserve

"Preserving food at home by way of pickling, canning, etc. has never been so popular as more and more people want to learn how to do it. Here some refrigerated-preserving recipes"

In many parts of the country, harvest season is drawing to a close. And for lots of people, that means it’s time to for pickling, preserving, and...
Read more: Time to Jam, Pickle and Preserve;

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Bubble, bubble, it's no trouble
The ancient art of fermentation has earned a devoted set of fans, including Monica Corrado, who teaches that the bacteria inherent in the process are nothing to fear...
Read more: Fermentation: A wild way to make food come to life;

Delicious Condiment
Mustard fruit, there's nothing better to add an Italian tingle to meat dishes...
Read more: Hold the Dijon: Skye Gyngell reveals how to make your own mustard fruit;

Food for Thought
An expert tells us how our food system is repeating the history of doomed civilizations...

Read more: Why our agricultural empire will fall;

Freshness and Liveliness
Relish, a spoonful or two can spark almost any meal. Can be made from tomato, corn, eggplant, and more seasonal vegetables and fruits...
Read more: Rethinking relish: Beyond cucumbers and vinegar;

Yes, she Cans
Jane Black conquers her fear of botulism and learns that making her own pickles and preserves is easier than she thought. It's also a great excuse to throw a party...
Read more: Have a canning party;

Pickles for Beginners
Canning and pickling it’s such a great way to preserve the harvest for later and it’s so gratifying to put up your own food...
Read more: In a Pickle: Cucumbers, Okra, and Green Beans;

Herb Overload
Chefs are finding creative uses for the herbs that are bountiful now. Ideas include using the herbs to infuse spirits, and creating sauces including pesto and chimichurri, which can be frozen for later use...
Read more: Helping herbs go the distance;

Boozy Fruit
AT the end of every summer, as the heaps of fresh fruit start to dwindle at the farmers’ markets, the urge to preserve it all pulls strong...

Read more: Preserving Fruit With Alcohol;

An Important Kick
Good cooks know the power of pepper. Whether you’re preparing a beloved egg dish, a homemade Caesar salad, or a plate of ravioli...
Read more: All about peppercorns — Beyond black;

From the Mixer...
~ Can it! - Sustainable food;
~ Pickled winter vegetables;

From the Blogospere...
~ Food in Jars - A Canning Blog

Preserved Fruits in a Glass JarImage by ockstyle via Flickr

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