How to Preserve Food

Whether smoking or dehydrating, you can learn how to preserve your crops like any pro.

How to Pickle Vegetables and Fruits

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 four general methods for pickling: quick, salt-brined, vinegar-brined and fermented. Within those basic pickling techniques, there exist many variations to pickle different vegetables and fruits and […]

Pickled Fennel

Photo by Judith Hausman Pickle some fennel! Just as a light poaching in sugar syrup helps me keep local fruit just a little longer, light pickling can do the same for seasonal vegetables. I gave a generous CSA share of green beans this treatment because I was going away for a weekend and didn’t want […]

You Can Pickle That!

The age-old preservation method of pickling still finds an honored place at the table.