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How to Freeze Strawberries

Nothing screams summer like lots of delicious berries, in my opinion. But what if, in your heat-fueled berry-picking fervor, you end up with way more berries than you’ll ever eat? You can make them into jam, sure, but sometimes you just want to put up those straight berries without the extra sugar so you can use them later in baking and in smoothies, right?

July 5th

Raw Sauerkraut: A Fermented Superfood

The following is a cross post from Folksy Brews. Making sauerkraut requires a process of pickling called lacto-fermentation. Lacto-fermentation is a form of food preservation that employs various lactic acid bacteria to convert sugars in the food into lactic acid. The bacteria required for this food transformation are already present on raw cabbage so no […]

July 14th

Free Online Home Canning Course

The National Center for Home Food Preservation is offering a free, online, at-your-own-pace course in home food preservation through the Universtiy of Georgia.  Topics include: Introduction to Food Preservation General Canning Canning Acid Foods Canning Low-Acid Foods For more details or to register, visit Preserving Food at Home: A Self-Study. More about home food preservation: […]

September 23rd