Water Bath & Pickling - Two Methods for Canning Foods at Home
Sep 11, 2020 11:57AM
By Kaitlyn Malone
- For a step by step guide on how to pickle, see The Old Farmer’s Almanac website here.
- They also have instructions on how to can using the “Water Bath Method” here.
Below are some canning ideas for you to try:
Tomato sauce is a staple in so many amazing recipes such as lasagna, spaghetti, pizza, and various soups. You can add it to so many dishes to create a rich flavor; it wouldn't have otherwise. By finding some fresh tomatoes, prep, and puree and boil down to half their volume, you can create an amazing sauce that has concentrated it’s sweet tomato flavors. There are a variety of great recipes online if you would like to add any seasoning. Here is a link for a recipe that also guides you on how to can the sauce as well.
Beets are a great vegetable to pickle, and they are packed with nutrients! Not only do beets have amazing health benefits, but they are also quite tasty. They go great on any salads, in wraps, and can also be suitable as a side dish to your dinner. There is always a little bit of prep that takes place when canning, but canning beets won’t be hard at all. Here is a recipe for you to use if this peaks your interest.
Peach Cardamom Jam
Jams are more straightforward than you may think! You can spread jams on toast, cakes, or cookies, and add it to a cheese platter to balance the savory with a bit of a summery sweet taste! For a delicious alternative to your classic blackberry jam, try this recipe for Peach Cardamom Jam in the link.
Wishing you all a wonderful experience on your canning endeavors!