Category Archive: Food Preservation

canning, dehydrating, drying, and more

Feb 07

Garden Planning – 7 Tips for Stocking the Larder Shelves

Gardening Jones looks at planning a garden with storing the harvest in mind.

Himself and I are about as different as any two married people can be. He’s coffee, I’m tea. He’s salty, I’m sweet. If it is a choice between going left and going right, we won’t go the same way. For years after we got married we would buy two different brands of toothpaste. You get …

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Mar 18

Growing Chocolate

Gardening Jones shares an easy way to grow some chocolate flavor in your garden.

In a perfect world we would all be able to grow our own chocolate. Actually, that would be a fantasy world. Although you can grow a Cacao Tree under the right conditions, you will not likely actually get chocolate from it. You can get the scent of chocolate by growing Jerusalem Artichokes, which is wonderful …

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Jan 23

Book Review – Preserving Food Without Freezing or Canning

Gardening Jones shares a new favorite book she found that features very old food preservation methods.

There’s a lot to be said for methods of preserving food that have been handed down for generations.