The Very Easy and Never Ending Jar of Pickles

The Very Easy and Never Ending Jar of Pickles

I used to think my father in law was a bit out there when he would use the old pickle juice to add onions and cucumbers to, pickling has to be more complicated than that was the rational I had. But after some experience in making refrigerator pickles I realized that reusing the liquid from your pickles over and over not only is an easy way to keep a never ending jar of pickles in your refrigerator but it is an excellent use of resources. It has been impossible to keep pickles in our house for ... [ Read More ]

How Much Canning Do You Need For a Full Year?

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Canning and preserving can go a long ways to making sure that your family's needs are taken care of over the long winter months. With the rapidly rising costs of food and the gas needed to transport it, it is becoming more and more of a necessity to do everything you can to make sure that you have plenty of food you have grown or have been able to get in season. Start with a Plan Get a Good Idea of What Your Family Will Eat One of the biggest mistakes that new and seasoned gardeners and ... [ Read More ]