Food Preservation Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Mediterranean Pickled Green Beans
A scrumptious pickled snap bean recipe ready to serve right out of the jar

Ways to Preserve Green and Wax Beans
How to pickle, freeze, ferment and dehydrate green beans

How to Dry Green Beans
How to preserve green and wax beans by drying them

Dilly Beans Recipe
An easy recipe for pickled green or wax beans with dill

Elderflower Champagne Recipe
How to make elderflower

Bloody Mary Beans
A zesty recipe for pickled green beans. These make a tasty and unusual garnish for bloody mary drinks.

Fermented Pickled Cherries
An old-fashioned recipe for pickled cherries. Try these with a soft, mildly pungent cheese - so good!

How to Can Cherries In Juice - No Added Sugar
Cherries are usually canned in sugar syrup, but it's possible to get results that are just as tasty - and much healthier - by canning them in unsweetened juice.

How to Preserve Peaches - Peach Recipes
From peach jam to canned peaches, dehydrating the fruit into bite size snacks and more, these are easy, safe and delicious ways to preserve summer's peak season peaches

How to Preserve Peaches - Peach Recipes
From peach jam to canned peaches, dehydrating the fruit into bite size snacks and more, these are easy, safe and delicious ways to preserve summer's peak season peaches

Fruit Leather (Roll Up) from Canned Fruit: Two Methods
How to make fruit leather roll ups using canned fruit

Peach Chutney Recipe
A lightly spiced recipe for peach chutney that pairs beautifully with curries, but also with mild cheeses and whole grains.

Load the Canning Jars
Fill canning jars with blanched blueberries

How to Can Blueberries Without Added Sugar or Liquid
This method of canning blueberries without added sugar or liquid preserves the full flavor of the fresh fruit.

Prepare Blueberries for Canning
How to prepare blueberries for canning

Bring Water to a Boil for Blanching
Bring water to a boil to blanch the blueberries in before canning

Tie the Blueberries in Cheesecloth
Prepare blueberries to be blanched before canning

Blanch the Blueberries
Blanch blueberries before canning them

Can the Blanched Blueberries
Canning time for blueberries. Food Preservation.

Wisteria Blossom Wine
How to make a luscious wine from wisteria flowers

Homemade Apple Pectin
How to make liquid pectin from apples

White Wine and Tarragon Mustard
This delicious mustard sounds fancy but it's very easy to make.

Strawberry-Red Currant Preserves
A wonderful seasonal preserve--red currants provide the pectin that strawberries lack, and both delicious fruits are in season simultaneously.

How to Dry Morel Mushrooms - Oven Method
How to dry morel mushrooms in the oven

Coriander Corn Salsa
Recipe and canning instructions for coriander corn salsa

Beet Salad Refrigerator Pickle
Even people who think they don't like beets are won over when they taste this mildly tangy salad

Freezing Grape Leaves
How to blanch and freeze grape leaves to use for stuffed grape leaf recipes (dolmades).

Leda's Raspberry Cordial
A simple recipe for raspberry cordial that is ready to drink just four months after initial fermentation.

Fermented Apple Chutney
A recipe for a lacto-fermented apple chutney that is crunchy, lightly tangy and delicious enough to use as a side dish rather than a condiment.

What Can I Do With Basil Flowers?
Don't throw out those basil flowers you prune off of your plants to encourage leaf production: use them to make a delicious herbal vinegar!

Classic Bread 'n' Butter Pickles
Bread 'n' Butter Pickles are a classic cucumber pickle with an appealing sweet and sour taste. They are great on their own, or in sandwiches. And yes, their namesake bread-and-butter-and-these-pickles recipe is very, very tasty.

Whole Grain Honey Mustard
This medium-hot mustard is smooth enough to spread easily with just enough whole mustard seeds to give it an interesting texture.

Ginger - Rhubarb Jam Recipe
An easy recipe for a classic ginger - rhubarb combination of flavors. Use as a jam, or as a dessert topping or tart filling.

Tattler Reusable Canning Lids
Reusable, BPA-free canning lids made by Tattler

Home Canning Basics
The essential pieces of information you need to know in order to safely can food at home.

Apple Scrap Vinegar
How to make vinegar from apple cores and peels

Curried Cauliflower Pickle
A colorful, lightly spicy curried cauliflower pickle recipe

How to Make Mustard - Mustard Recipes
Mustard is incredibly easy to make and is a great homemade food gift. Here's how to make several different kinds of mustard.

24-Hour Refrigerator Pickles
An easy and tasty pickle recipe that is ready to serve the next day

Spiced Fig Pickle Recipe
A sweet and sour pickled fig recipe with the warm flavors of ginger, cardamom, cinnamon and other spices.

Homemade Ricotta Recipe
Easy recipe for homemade ricotta cheese.

Jellied Cranberry Sauce
Recipe for smooth jellied cranberry sauce

Maple Triple Applesauce
A richly flavored slow cooker applesauce recipe that combines fresh and dried apples, apple cider and a hint of maple syrup.

Ways to Use Homemade Jellies and Jams
Of course your homemade jams and jellies are great on your morning toast, but here are a bunch of other tasty ways to use preserves.

Easy Tomato Ketchup Recipe
How to make ketchup from fresh tomatoes.

Green Tomato Chutney
Recipe for green tomato chutney - just in time for the end of the gardening season!

Duck Confit Recipe
Duck confit is an essential ingredient in the classic cassoulet recipes of southwestern France. But it is also fantastic on top of salads, or served on toast. Here's an easy way to make it at home.

Delicious Ways to Use Lacto-fermented Foods
Tasty ways to incorporate more healthy probiotic foods into your diet

Spicy Beer Mustard Recipe
An easy, delicious recipe for a spicy homemade beer mustard.

How to Confit Vegetables
You've probably heard of duck confit, but did you know that you can also turn vegetables into confit? It's terrific tossed with pasta or cooked grains.

Simple Raspberry Jam Recipe
This simple jam has an intense raspberry flavor and requires no added pectin.

Pomona's Universal Pectin - Product Review
Pomona's Universal Pectin enables you to make jams and jellies with little or no sugar. How close is the result to traditional high-sugar recipes? Full product review.

Pickled Hot Peppers
A super simple recipe for pickled hot peppers.

Blanching Vegetables Before Drying Them
Blanching vegetables before dehydrating them results in better color and flavor. Here's how, and how long to blanch each vegetable before drying it.

How to Make Wine Vinegar
A simple method for making your own red wine vinegar

Violet Flower Syrup Recipe
How to make violet flower syrup and what to do with it

Drying Leafy Herbs
The best methods for drying herbs so that they keep their color, aroma and flavor.

How to Invent Safe Food Preservation Recipes
Inventing your own pickle, jelly, chutney or sauce recipe is one of the joys of food preservation. But how do you know if your recipe safely preserves the food? Here's how to tell when you can improvise vs. when you need to stick to the rules.

Creme Fraiche
How to make and use creme fraiche

Dried Apricot Preserves
A colorful and intensely flavorful preserve made with dried apricots.

Radish Kimchi Recipe
Easy to make, this pleasantly crunchy, spicy kimchee is full of good-for-you probiotics. Serve it alongside Korean or other Asian-style dishes.

Probiotic Radish Pickle
An easy recipe for tasty fermented radish pickles that are rich in good-for-you probiotics

How and When to Sterilize Canning Jars
Sometimes you need to sterilize canning jars, sometimes you don't. Here's how to know if you do, and how to do it.

How to Safely Use Homemade Vinegar in Pickling
Most canning instructions tell you that you should never use homemade vinegar to make pickles. Well, there is a way to do so safely. Here's how.

Basic Mustard Recipe with Variations
A simple mustard recipe with several variations

Quince Jelly
A recipe for quince jelly that has a delicate flavor and exquisite color

Grapefruit Marmalade
Less commonly available than orange marmalade, this grapefruit marmalade recipe can be made with both white and pink grapefruits

Make Your Own Craisins by Oven-Drying Cranberries
How to dry cranberries in a home oven.

Apple Scrap Vinegar
How to make vinegar from apple cores and peels

"Cheesy" Raw Vegan Kale Chips
A recipe for dehydrated kale chips with a savory vegan

Lacto-fermentation Without Adding Salt
How to lacto-ferment food without adding salt

Harsch Fermenting Crock - Product Review
Product review of Harsch ceramic fermenting crocks

Single Jar Sauerkraut Recipe
How to make a small, single jar batch of homemade sauerkraut

How to Dry Cranberries
How to dry cranberries in a dehydrator. Make your own

How to Can Asparagus
How to preserve asparagus by canning it at home.

How to Make Chicken Soup Stock From Leftover Bones
After you've enjoyed a roasted chicken dinner, don't throw out the bones! Turn them into a delicious stock that you can use to make soups and sauces.

Homemade Yogurt Recipe
Yogurt is fairly easy to make at home and the result is much better in flavor and consistency than most commercial yogurt.

Pickled Ginger Recipe for Sushi and Sashimi
A simple recipe for pickled fresh ginger to go with sushi or sashimi.

Spicy Pickled Asparagus
An easy pickled asparagus recipe with some heat and delicious intensity from chile peppers and spices.

Quick Refrigerator Pickle Recipes
Recipes for quick refrigerator pickles that are ready to eat within 1 to 4 days.

Drying Vegetables - How to Dehydrate Vegetables
You don't need a dehydrator in order to successfully dry vegetables. Here's how to dry veggies in your oven.

Soup Mix in a Jar
How to put together a gift jar of soup ingredients - just add water or soup stock and it's a meal!

Drying Carrots - Oven Method
Drying carrots this way requires no specialized equipment and preserves their bright color as well as their flavor.

How to Freeze Mulberries
How to freeze mulberries so that they don't clump together but do retain great color, flavor, and nutritional value.

How to Test Homemade Jellies for the Gel Point
How to test homemade jellies to know when they have reached the jell point

The First Stage of Making Jelly
During the early stage of cooking jelly the liquid is visible while it boils.

The Sheet or Spoon Test for Jelly
How to test jelly for doneness. Food Preservation.

The Jelly Foams Up
What boiling jelly looks like when it's almost ready

Double Drop Spoon Test for Jelly
What the sheet or spoon test looks like when the jelly is almost, but not quite, ready

The Sheet Test for Jelly
Jelly is done when it reaches the

The Wrinkle Test for Jelly
Jelly has reached the gel point if, when cooled, it wrinkles when you push it

Lacto-Fermentation Fruit and Vegetable Recipes
Recipes for lacto-fermenting fruits and vegetables

Peach Jam with Homemade Pectin
How to make peach jam using homemade pectin. The delicious result uses less sugar than most jam recipes and has a shorter cooking time.

The Brief History of Canning Food
Sealing food in cans or jars to preserve it is a relatively recent method of food preservation. Here is the brief history of how modern canning methods came to be.

Lebanese-Style Labneh Yogurt Cheese Recipe
A simple recipe for labneh, a cheese made from strained yogurt

Candied Grapefruit Peel - Food Preservation
Candied grapefruit peel recipe. Food Preservation.

The Best Way to Freeze Bananas
This is how to freeze bananas so that they are easy on your blender and the pieces don't clump together.

What Are Cornichons Pickles and How to Make Them
What are cornichons cucumber pickles, and how do you make them?

Yellow Tomato Preserves
A sweet, colorful and unusual preserve to go with savory dishes.

How to Make Capers
How to make capers - recipe for homemade capers

Canning, Pickling and Freezing Asparagus
How to preserve asparagus by canning, freezing and pickling it

Edible Flower Recipes
A collection of edible flower recipes ranging from candied violets to dandelion wine.

Raw Cranberry Relish Recipe
This not-too-sweet fresh cranberry relish only takes a few minutes to make, and freezes well if you need to make it days or even weeks ahead of serving.

Oven-baked "Cheese-y" Kale Chips
Forget the potato chips: These oven-baked kale chips are just as addictively tasty but a much healthier snack.

Pear Chutney Recipe
Pear chutney is great with curries, but it's also a treat served with a cheese and fruit platter.

Fermented Apple Chutney
A recipe for a lacto-fermented apple chutney that is crunchy, lightly tangy and delicious enough to use as a side dish rather than a condiment.

Butternut Squash Chips - Dehydrator Method
Crisp squash chips are easy to make in a dehydrator. Skip the cost and grease of deep frying and try this healthy (but just as tasty) version instead.

Fermented Swiss Chard Stems Recipe
An easy recipe for lacto-fermented Swiss chard leafstalks - just two ingredients!

Oven Pear Butter
An easy, delicious pear butter with canning and freezing instructions.

Mushroom Recipe - Pickled Chanterelles
Pickling is one of the best ways to preserve chanterelle mushrooms. This recipe is easy but the result is scrumptious.

Pickled Asparagus
An easy, delicious recipe for pickled asparagus.

Pickled Green Almonds Recipe
A recipe for delicious pickled green almonds

Pickled Okra Recipe
Here's an easy and delicious way to pickle young okra pods

Chive Blossom Vinegar
How to make an herbal vinegar using chive blossoms from your garden

Spicy Pickled Fiddleheads
A recipe for spicy pickled fiddlehead ferns, a springtime treat

Lightly Spiced Pickled Beets
Seasoned more lightly than traditional pickled beets, these are good enough to eat straight out of the jar or as a side dish.

How to Make Salt Pork Simply and Inexpensively
How to make salt pork. Food Preservation.

Homemade Feta Cheese
Homemade feta cheese is ready to eat just a couple of days after you make it, but can be stored in brine for months.

Dry Salt-cured Olives
This is one of the simplest ways to cure olives. The result is identical to the full-flavored, slightly wrinkled

Pickled Purslane Recipe
Recipe for pickled purslane stems

Quick Radish Refrigerator Pickle Recipe
A simple, tasty recipe for pickled radishes that are ready to serve in just 24 hours.

24-Hour Spiced Cauliflower Pickle
A recipe for lightly spiced, pickled cauliflower that is ready to eat in just 24 hours.

Asparagus Refrigerator Pickle Recipe
An easy recipe for lightly tangy pickled asparagus that does not require canning and is ready to eat in just three days.

Linden (Basswood) Syrup
How to make linden blossom syrup - delicious added to cold drinks or drizzled over fresh fruit, yogurt or desserts.

Candied Violets
How to make candied violets. Food Preservation.

Rhubarb Compote
A simple rhubarb preserve that can be used as a topping or to make tarts, pie and sorbet. Canning information included for long term storage.

Canned Grape Leaves
How to can grape leaves. Food Preservation.

Pressure Canning: A Step-By-Step Guide
A step-by-step guide through pressure canning

Place Rack in Pressure Canner
setting up the canner. Food Preservation.

Turn on Heat If Hot-Packing Jars
Turn on heat if hot-packing jars

Fill Jars and Place in Canner
Fill jars and place in canner. Food Preservation.

Vent Pressure Canner
Vent or exhaust steam from the pressure canner

Raise Pressure and Process the Jars
Pressure canning. Food Preservation.

Depressurize the Canner
Depressurize the canner. Food Preservation.

Open Canner and Remove Jars
Open pressure canner and remove jars

6 Ways to Preserve Fresh Ginger
Ever buy a big chunk of fresh ginger root and then only use an inch of it in your recipe? Here's how to save the rest

How to Make a Ginger Bug and Use It for Healthy, Fermented Sodas
How to make a

Corn Cob Stock
Making and canning soup stock from corn cobs.

Pressure Canning Soup - How to Can Soup
How to pressure can homemade soups

How to Make Fruit Leathers From Fresh Fruit
How to make fruit leathers or roll-ups from fresh fruit

How to Make File Powder for Gumbo
How to make file powder for gumbo

How to Blanch and Freeze Sugar Snap Peas
The best way to freeze sugar snap peas; how to preserve sugar snap peas

How to Freeze Ramps
How to preserve ramps (wild leek, or Allium tricoccum) by freezing them in a way that retains their flavor and the vivid green of the leaves.

Pickled Redbud Blossoms
Recipe for pickled redbud blossoms (the edible flowers of Cercis canadensis and C. occidentalis)

Smoked Maple Bacon Recipe
How to make smoked maple bacon at home

Canning Pumpkin and Other Winter Squash
How to safely can pumpkin and other winter squash.

Turkey Bone Soup Stock
After you've dined on a perfectly roasted turkey and enjoyed the next-day sandwiches, don't throw out the bones! Turn them into a delicious stock that you can use to make soups and sauces.

Holiday Food Gift Basket Ideas
Suggestions for pairing homemade preserves with other ingredients to create wonderful food gift baskets for the holidays.

Using a Pressure Canner as a Boiling Water Bath
How to use a pressure canner as a boiling water bath

Homemade Jerky from Hamburger Meat
How to make jerky at home using hamburger meat (ground beef).

4-Tray 2400 Excalibur Dehydrator - Product Review
A product review of Excalibur's 2400 no-frills basic food dehydrator

Preserving Food Without Freezing or Canning - Book Review
Review of Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning: Traditional Techniques Using Salt, Oil, Sugar, Alcohol, Vinegar, Drying, Cold Storage, and Lactic Fermentation, by The Gardeners and Farmers of Centre Terre Vivante; Foreword by Deborah Madison and Eliot Coleman

How to Dry Turnips - Dehydrator Method
How to dry turnips in a dehydrator

Freezing Grilled or Roasted Corn
The best way to freeze grilled or roasted corn.

Grill the Corn
Grilling corn before freezing. Food Preservation. Page 2.

Cut the Kernels
Cut the kernels off the cobs. Food Preservation. Page 3.

Freeze Corn Kernels in a Single Layer
Freeze corn kernels in a single layer before transferring to freezer containers. Page 4.

How to Freeze Leafy Greens
Leafy greens need to be blanched before they are frozen. Here's how.

Wash the Greens
Wash leafy greens before freezing. Page 2.

Strip Away Tough Stems
Strip away tough stems and midribs from leafy greens before blanching. Page 3.

Blanch Leaves in Boiling Water
Blanching leaves in boiling water. Page 4.

Chill Blanched Greens in Cold Water
Halting the blanching process with cold water. Page 5.

Squeeze the Water Out
Squeezing leafy greens to remove excess liquid after blanching. Page 6.

Chop the Blanched Greens
Chopping greens is much easier after blanching than before. Page 7.

Pack Blanched Greens Into Freezer Containers
Freezing leafy green vegetables. Food Preservation. Page 8.

How to Blanch and Freeze Okra
Okra needs to be blanched before freezing.