Monthly Archives: June 2011

Q and A: Killing the nasties, Canning bacon, and Wild strawberries

Killing the nasties I've come late in life to food storage and I am still nervous. I have no problem doing pickles or jelly, but...

Q and A: Pickle brine in stainless steel and Sourdough starter

Pickle brine in stainless steel I was making cucumber pickles and radish pickles. Made up a triple recipe for brine, processed the first batch,...

Q and A: Processing elderberries and Dry ice storage

Processing elderberries I saw in Issue #102 a question about "green sticky residue" left by processing elderberries and how to remove it. This is the...

We had fun at the MREA Fair

We are slowly recovering from the three-day MREA Fair in Custer, Wisconsin, this last weekend (plus the day of driving and setting up the...

Q and A: Canning pesto and garlic, Storing cabbage, and Fig...

Canning pesto and garlic I would like to try and can pesto, I know you can buy it in the store in a jar, is...