Canning Alternative

Daily Prep

How to Freeze Food in Canning Jars

Start getting ready for the garden harvest
Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 5:57 PM

A quick run-down of how to freeze your garden harvest using canning jars.  Get the right type and pack them to the line for safe and easy food preservation.

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Pickles in Jar

How to Make Lacto-Fermented Pickles

An alternative to traditional pickle making
Thursday, August 2, 2012, 12:55 AM

This is a super easy and nutritious alternative to the vinegar, water-bath canning method of pickling cucumbers.  It utilizes fresh cucumbers as they become available in your garden.  This method is quick enough to make that during the peak of cucumber production, we make a small batch of pickles every day or so.  The results are a tasty probiotic treat. » Read more