Dehydration has long been one of the tools in my food preservation toolbox. I like to dehydrate herbs and ramp leaves, make tasty marinated and dried tomatoes, and put up some of my precious Meyer lemons by drying slices for future rehydration. Recently, my dehydration game improved by several notches. The folks at Excalibur sent […]
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It is the start of May, and that means it’s time to tackle a new food preservation skill. This month, we’re turning our focus to cold pack preserving. What is a cold pack? Also known as raw pack, to cold pack something simply means something that it put into jars while cold and uncooked. If you’ve […]
A post shared by Christina (@icewerks) on Apr 28, 2017 at 12:12pm PDT April is over and so it’s a wrap for our quick pickle challenge! This month, 202 people submitted their projects and lots more joined the conversation in the Facebook group and on Instagram. As always, it was so much fun for me to […]
Today’s guest post comes to us from Erin Urquhart, blogger at Putting Up With Erin. She’s stopped by to share her recipe for Quick Pickled Balsamic Strawberries. Welcome to Food in Jars, Erin! Strawberries are like gold at my farmers market. I’ve been known to spend as much as twenty minutes in line, waiting to […]
Prevent food waste with a tiny batch of tomato jalapeño jam. It needs just two clamshell boxes of grape tomatoes and less than an hour of cooking. I have half a dozen or so buckets of activity that I’m trying to move forward at the moment and I spend most of my time ricochetting between […]
Cute mason jars labels and a giveaway from new site sponsor CanningCrafts! What more can you ask from a Monday? We had a glorious, unseasonably warm weekend here in Philly. The balmy weather reminded me that while we’re still months away from strawberries here in the northeast, many of you down south are already well […]