How Long Can You Keep Food Frozen?

Excerpt from the Popular Kitchen Series magabook Canning & Preserving with permission from its publisher, BowTie magazines, a division of BowTie Inc. Purchase Canning & Preserving here. Frozen foods can be kept safe almost indefinitely, though the taste and quality might be affected, according to the USDA. If a food smells peculiar when it is […]

How to Store Dehydrated Foods

hether you’re drying fruit, vegetables or meat, make sure you follow these food dehydrating tips to increase shelf-life and ensure maximum flavor.

How to Dehydrate Foods

Excerpt from the Popular Kitchen Series magabook Canning & Preserving with permission from its publisher, BowTie magazines, a division of BowTie Inc. Purchase Canning & Preserving here. There are several approaches to dehydrating foods. To find the one that works best for you, think about what you want to dehydrate and your geographical and climatic […]

How To Make Homemade Pectin for Canning

Excerpt from the Popular Kitchen Series magabook Canning & Preserving with permission from its publisher, BowTie magazines, a division of BowTie Inc. Purchase Canning & Preserving here. A natural thickening and jelling agent, pectin is a water-soluble substance found in fruit tissue; it makes jellies and soft spreads congeal. When combined with fruit, sugar and […]