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Canning plays a huge role in home food preservation! Whether you hang your hat on waterbath methods or stand by your pressure canner, I’ve got you covered with ultra-healthy, safe-but-fast recipes. I’m all about health, nutrition and tasting good! As I find something new I like, it is added to the blog!
In terms of nutrition, I believe the best preserving choices is found in raw, fermented foods. If you love dill pickles, tang and salt, check out my vegetable and vinegar recipes! If kept in a cold room (or refrigerator), they will store well throughout the winter months and offer you easy-to-digest nutrition!
COLD ROOM STORAGE
Did I lose you? Cold room storage is an old preserving method that was very popular in northern climates. It targeted raw garden vegetables, cheeses and brined or fermented foods. Want to learn what it’s all about? Read my introduction to the cold room. If you’ve got an old fashioned heart, you’ll be fascinated!
What is the difference between a root cellar and cold room? There are several things! Check in out in how root cellars vary from cold rooms.
Want to know the gritty details about how to successfully overwinter goods? Grow your own food specifically for that purpose? How to overwinter raw produce in the cold room takes you through the process step by step. You’ll learn about proper seed choices, planting dates, preparation & curing processes, plus details for actual storage.