Category Archive: Food Storage & Skills

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Aug 01

When Canning Tomatoes Make Sauce For Free

If you are canning tomatoes you know that you need to remove the skin and usually the cores as well, but did you know that you can turn those skins and cores into tomato sauce for free?  As it turns out you can. Just by saving all the skins and cores and any juice that …

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Jul 31

Build A Portable Outdoor Propane Oven and Stove

See how you can pull a stove/oven from an old camper or RV and put it in a wood cabinet with handles so that it is portable. This is perfect for times when you have no power, whether from a power outage or if you are off grid hunting or camping. This is also awesome …

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Jul 30

How To Dehydrate Yogurt – Great For Camping

Dehydrate your yogurt and make it portable. This is a great way to be able to have yogurt when you are camping or to store it in the freezer as it will only stay good for about a week if not refrigerated. But if you are going camping or hiking for a weekend this is …

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Jul 26

Sweet and Spicy Canning Zucchini Pickles

The significance of pickles mostly in the vegetarian diet cannot be exaggerated. Pickles contain large amounts of bacteria lactobacilli, which are important to the digestion of grains and vegetables. Scientific research has shown that these “friendly” bacteria survive the trip through the acidic juices of the stomach to the small intestine. Other benefits of pickles …

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Jul 25

Make And Preserve Your Own Cordials

All summer and into fall there will be many different fruits that will be ripened and at heir peak for flavor. Why not make some cordials to put up so you can enjoy those ripe fruit flavors all winter long. You can use what ever fruits are available in your area. In my area I …

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Jul 22

Red Hot Cinnamon Pickles By Paula

If you are looking for something different to can this summer, check out these red hot cinnamon sweet pickles. Made with the candy Red Hots these will have a cinnamon flavor and a red color. Paula shared the recipe with SB Canning and says these pickles are also known as Christmas Pickles. I would say …

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