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Preserving

Shrubs 101: Preserving Fruits in Drinking Form and Other Everyday Sorcery

Everything you need to know about shrubs (aka, drinking vinegar). Admittedly, the term shrub is up there with things such as buckles and grunts as far as weird names for delicious, fruit-based foods...
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Bell pepper recipe to preserve/freeze?

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by oceanhillbk 29 days ago

I have a backlog of bell peppers -- mostly red -- from my CSA and if I don't use them soon they are going to end up in the compost. Any recommendations for a relish/preserve/freezer-friendly recipe...

Preserving, Cooking Before Refrigerators

kySafran
by kySafran 2 months ago

Many ingredients that lend so much character to classic recipes come from the ancient need to preserve food in preparation for times when it would be scarce. Before we could freeze fresh ingredi...

Red Chili Peppers

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by JerkPork 4 months ago

I have a bunch growing on my plant, I typically freeze them whole. Any other ideas on what to do with them?

How to Make Olives Edible workshop, Aug 31, Sebastopol

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

August 31, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Held at The Olive Oasis 7820 Apple Blossom Lane Sebastopol, CA 95472 $95 per person Advanced registration required. Contact Don at olivedon@hotmail.c...

"Wasted!" screening & panel discussion, free (July 20 HMB & Aug 4 San Carlos)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

The Master Food Preservers tackle food waste! "Join the San Mateo/San Francisco MFP program for a screening of the exciting documentary Wasted!, followed by a panel discussion with local leaders...

Whiskey Infused Honey--Can I BWB This?

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by secondhandbookstore 7 months ago

I have a whiskey-infused honey recipe (1 cup honey, 1 bay leaf, 1/4 cup whiskey simmered on the stove and then stored in the fridge) that our family loves a lot. My sister asked if I could make it ...

Does anyone add salt in their jams?

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by N_Little 8 months ago

I'm looking to make a raspberry lemonade jam, focusing on the flavor of the lemons, but I'm afraid it will be too tart to be used as a convetional spread. I heard of and have tried salt on lemons b...

How to store open can of curry paste?

sarahbeths
by sarahbeths 11 months ago

Hi! I have this can of panang curry paste that's hard to find I have to drive 20 minutes to get it from a specialty store. $2 a can, not too $$$, but still rather not waste it. Can only use a table...

What is the acid or pH level of hot peppers?

Caralien
by Caralien 10 years ago

I'm (again) considering canning or somehow preserving the hot pepper bounty I have. It appears that low-acid foods are prone to botulism; peppers (ie jalapenos and habaneros) have more vitamin...

Preserving lemons - a question

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by sarosenthall 12 months ago

I've got some jars of preserved lemons that I assembled. They have been sitting on my counter now, soaking in salty lemon juice for about three weeks. Assume they're now "ready" to give as gifts?...

Thai sweet preserved radish recipe

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by frumgirl1 4 years ago

Can anyone help me out with a recipe for sweet preserved radish? I'd like this for making pad thai.

Help with onion jam - too much butter in finished product

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by sa_sam 1 year ago

Need help with onion jam/marmalade that ends up with visible chunks of butter/oil in it once jarred and refrigerated. How do I get an onion jam/marmalade that looks like those in shops? I've made i...

salsa canning

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by salsamaker 8 years ago

I need to gather info regarding canning salsa without cooking it first, only doing a warm water bath. 1st off i use mostly diced canned tomatoes but sometimes do add fresh tomatoes. Also i see a lo...

No water bath jam

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by martak 9 years ago

Hello, I made my first batches of strawberry jam in the fall. I still have some jars left. The person who showed me what to do told me that filling the sterilized jars, sealing them, and turning...

Freezing Hard Boiled Eggs

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by Pryderi 6 years ago

I have more eggs than I can eat, and I'm looking for a way to preserve them. I thought about hard boiling, peeling, then freezing them. It would be convenient to have the eggs whole, but I'm not ...

Jamming, Canning and Preserving 2017

MmeFleiss
by MmeFleiss 2 years ago

I just made my first batch for the year. My husband loves the pickled onions that he eats in London, so I decided to make him the batch from The River Cottage Preserves Handbook. I wanted to keep t...

Homemade "jam sugar"?

Father Kitchen
by Father Kitchen 3 years ago

I have a friend who wants to make jam in small quantities. I found Sonia Allison's book "Quick and Easy One Pot of Jam from Your Microwave." The recipes are enticing, but many call for "Jam Sugar,"...

Smoking vegetables for preservation

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by Aurum 1 year ago

I was considering smoking some hot peppers to make a homemade version of chipotles in adobo sauce, and I ended up on some articles online talking about the preservation aspect of smoking your own f...