Learning how to preserver your own food at home is a skill anyone can and should learn. Knowing how to use all 6 skills ensures a well stocked pantry.
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In today's episode we'll talk about:
- How to get fresh vegetables if you can't grow them
- Tips on water bath and pressure canning
- Which foods are safe for water bath and which must be pressured canned
- Time saving tips
- Why you have to blanch certain foods before freezing (and how I learned the hard way)
- How to blanch foods
- How to cut time off freezing your berries
- Which foods you can freeze for canning later and which you can't
- How to store your preserved food
- Ways to dehydrate, including off-grid options
- Why I love root cellar and cold storage and so will you
- Tips for storing vegetables and fruits in a root cellar or cold storage
- Which vegetables you should store in bags with a root cellar and which need to be on open shelves (ask me how I know….)
- Salt curing and fermenting foods
- How salt curing preserves food
- How to brine and smoke salmon
- Immersing food in alcohol, oil, and vinegar for preservation
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