What can you do with all the zucchini that multiplies like crazy in your garden? It’s perfect for preserving so you can enjoy lots of zucchini recipes throughout the winter and spring seasons. Here’s how you can prepare and store zucchini in your freezer. Choose the Right Zucchini Your zucchini should be fully ripened (but […]
These five fermentation starters will provide almost everything any home needs to be healthy, clean, and relatively bad-germ free!
As Chris describes in her article The Benefits of Growing Parsley in Your Kitchen Garden, there are three basic types of parsley: curly, Italian parsley (also known as flat leaf), and Hamburg. Her article will provide you with a good introduction to the three types of parsley and some of the basics. But in this […]
On a recent visit to my grandmother’s house, I received a special canning request. My grandmother had a couple of apple trees that were full of ripe apples, and she wanted apple butter. Normally, my grandmother makes my family apple butter, applesauce, and canned apples, and she gives them to family members for Christmas. I […]
I’ve been wanting to make my great-grandmother’s recipe for bread and butter pickles. Her recipe takes two full days to make. I think that’s a lot of work now, so I can’t imagine how it was done before refrigeration, fancy kitchen appliances, and most of all air conditioning. I decided to do a very similar […]