Tag Archive: Preserve

Ways to Preserve Your Fruit and Vegetable Harvest

6 Ways to Preserve Your Fruit and Vegetable Harvest It’s ok to admit it: canning is not always all it’s cracked up to be. It means a hot kitchen on what will probably be a hot day. It means clamps and jars and tongs and really big pressurizers. It means spending a whole day feeling …

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How To Safely Preserve Eggs for 9 months

How To Safely Preserve Eggs for 9 months  If you’ve ever kept a flock of chickens, you’re probably aware of a basic perversity of homestead life: While your family’s consumption of eggs tends to remain fairly constant year round . . . your hens’ production of the delicious edibles doesn’t. I have an abundance of …

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How To Preserve Meat By Curing (using salt)

How To Preserve Meat By Curing (using salt) Curing meat is a way to preserve meat. Using salt to preserve meat was a widely used method well up until the 19th century. Salt is used to inhibit the growth of micro organisms by pulling all the water out of each cell within a piece of …

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How to Oven Can and Preserve Dry Goods

How to Oven Can and Preserve Dry Goods Canning is a great preservation technique for your food, but who knew you could do it in the oven! This simple process is a great way to can dry goods and significantly extend their shelf life. Dried goods make great emergency food if stored properly. But it’s no fun …

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