Make Herb Infused Olive Oil

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Make Your Own Herb Infused Olive Oil One of the easiest ways to add extra pizzazz to just about anything from salads to roasted vegetables or meats, is to make herb infused olive oil using your own selection of flavorings. You can use them to jazz up salad dressings, add character and backbone to a […]

Getting Ready For The Glut

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Our Food Glut’s On The March I’ve mentioned in a couple of posts that before the preserving season really gets going and swamps me with zucchini, some preparation, planning and strategies have to be put into action or things never go smoothly. Having mentioned it, quite rightly you’ve asked how and what can be done […]

The Best Bread Bags For Homemade Bread

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And The Best Bread Bags For Homemade Bread Are? There’s some quite heated debates on how to keep homemade bread fresh, both how to store it and then if bags are your choice, which are the best bread bags for homemade bread – yep, there’s quite a few options! Delaying the inexorably oncoming staleness even […]

Your Essential Food Dehydrator Buying Guide

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Your Essential Food Dehydrator Buying Guide If you’ve gotten as far as looking for a food dehydrator buying guide then you’ve already figured out at least some of the benefits and had a look at any drawbacks of a home food dehydrators, of which to be honest there are none I can think of including […]

Steam Juicer – Your Questions Answered

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Considering A Steam Juicer? Your Questions Answered Making or extracting fruit and vegetable juice using a steam juicer is a traditional and very efficient method, with several advantages for a particular set of people. For those who want to make a lot of jelly, juice or wine or have decided to bottle and store their […]

How To Make Apple Jelly

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How To Make Apple Jelly The drop in temperatures signalling the end of summer aren’t far away now and apples are finally swelling and ripening ready for harvesting and storing – if you don’t know how to make apple jelly, now is a great time to learn. Making apple jelly (or any fruit jelly) is […]

Preserving Fresh Tomatoes For Winter Use

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Fancy The Taste Of Summer In Winter? There is something utterly luxurious about picking a ripe tomato, all warm from the sun and eating it right then, as fresh as it could possibly be. I’ve never managed to replicate that special summer sun flavor any other way – I don’t think you can, but some […]

Vacuum Sealers For Food

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Vacuum Sealers For Food  – Versatile & Inexpensive Preparing and freezing meals to use later with a vacuum sealer for food saves a lot of time and money – and it sure beats the heck out of the old way! Getting the air out of the bag prior to freezing used to be a case […]

Can You Dehydrate Zucchini Easily?

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What To Do With Too Many Zucchinis Zucchini are incredibly versatile fresh or dried – there are plenty of different recipes you can add them to, being basically bland and buttery in flavor is what makes them work so well in bread and cakes – which is just as well. I just spent the day […]

Dehydrated Food Storage Tips

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Plan Your Dehydrated Food Storage In Spring It’s funny the things that pop into your head, planning dehydrated food storage and other such mundane tasks like cleaning the food dehydrator wasn’t exactly my first waking thought. However, it was such a beautiful early summer morning here, a stroll through the vegetable patch was irresistible and […]