Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles

Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles

Did you know that you can make pickles from zucchini? Their texture makes them similar to cucumbers. Zucchini soak up flavors, so these pickles are delicious. Zucchini bread and butter pickles are my favorite. Zucchini plants produce way too many squashes usually. It seems like you can only make so much zucchini bread, fried zucchini,Read more

13 Vegetables and Fruits You Can Store in a Root Cellar

Root Cellar

Did you know you can preserve vegetables and fruit in a root cellar? Root cellars are a low-maintenance method of food preservation that requires no extra work on your end. Storing fruits and vegetables in a root cellar helps to preserve freshness in the least labor-intensive way possible. Doesn’t that sound awesome? One thing toRead more

Step-by-Step Guide: Freeze Fresh Cabbage Heads

For a long time, I avoided growing cabbage because I felt like I couldn’t use it fast enough. We love stuffed cabbage rolls and cabbage roll soup, but we can’t eat a whole garden of cabbage in a few weeks! Sauerkraut isn’t a family favorite. Then, one day I learned that you can freeze freshRead more

Step-by-Step Guide: Freezing Fresh Green Beans

Freezing green beans is one of the easiest preservation methods to try. It’s July, and my green beans plants are exploding. We left for three days to spend time at a cabin near our favorite lake. In that short period, my plants blossomed. I came home to an entire harvest ready for picking. I loveRead more