Carrot Caraway Kraut

I have attempted to make sauerkraut a few times over the years. The first time was an ultimate failure…I had used a purple cabbage and used kosher salt (bad movie) and when I opened the sauerkraut crock as it fermented, I knew something had gone awfully wrong. Rule number one Continue Reading

Sour Fermented Dill Pickles

Growing up, I’ve always ate tons of pickles. Delicious, sour, dilly pickles. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve developed a taste for fermented sour pickles. This recipe includes fresh fennel and fresh garlic, an addition that I think makes these pickles unique. I always look for small pickling cucumbers when I’m Continue Reading

Preserving the Harvest: Strawberries

I got my hands on a flat of strawberries and instantly knew that it was time for some preservation projects!! I froze the strawberries, made strawberry vinegar, and strawberry rhubarb jam. Yum! Freezing Strawberries  Slice off strawberry tops.  Lay strawberries in a single layer on a baking sheet and freeze Continue Reading