Instructables: exploring - food - canning-and-preserves - preserve Sun, 29 Nov 2015 15:30:49 PST BLOX v1.01 Pickled and Preserved Chili
Pickled and Preserved Chili - More DIY How To Projects]]> YuesFoodStory It's getting cold these days, and let's preserve some "heat" for the winter!I love spicy food a lot, but I don't like them too oily or too heavy/salty, so I pickle my own chili every year. It's super tasty, spicy, and works well with a lot of dishes (stir fry, steamed meat, seafood or even sandwiche...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 19:40:34 PDT
Quickly Cured Egg Yolks
Quickly Cured Egg Yolks - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Eggs are a wonderful addition to almost any meal. They can be fried, scrambled, frambled, boiled, and now, cured. Curing the eggs removes the moisture naturally found in egg yolks, leaving the flavor and adding a delicious saltiness. Once cured, the egg yolks are easily grated and can be sprinkled o...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 07:54:39 PDT
Fresh Pumpkin Puree
Fresh Pumpkin Puree - More DIY How To Projects]]> Not_Tasha Pumpkin puree is used in a wide variety of recipes, it is very versatile and freezes like a dream. A couple years ago I was making a bunch of pumpkin recipes for a school event, that buying a can per recipe seemed more expensive than it was worth. With a couple Sugar Pumpkins, you can make enough pu...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 15:31:07 PDT
Drying Coconut
Drying Coconut - More DIY How To Projects]]> chadovision Take coconuts from store and make your own delicious dried coconut. We use this as a snack on its own, as a topping on yogurt, in our homemade granola and even I our curry dishes. This coconut has nothing added. It is 100% coconut. Find The Perfect Coconut We like to get a coconut that you can ...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:54:17 PDT
Sweet & Tangy Tomato Jam
Sweet & Tangy Tomato Jam - More DIY How To Projects]]> DeandrasCrafts Sometimes having too many tomatoes is a good thing.This jam has a small kick to it so my children didn't care for it much, but I couldn't stop eating it because it's just all the flavor's I love - spicy from the chili flakes, sweet with honey, tangy with the ginger, and above all, it's made out of...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 23:23:37 PDT
Sweet n Spicy Lemon preserve
Sweet n Spicy Lemon preserve - More DIY How To Projects]]> crystalheart This wonderful Lemon preserve is sweet, spicy, sour, and the tanginess of lemons.-all in one spoonful. Satisfying all the tastebuds.Easy to make and can be stored for long periods of time to make the availability thru all seasons. Ingredients 2 large lemons1 cup (ie 200g) sugar4-6 tsp salt1tsp mu...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 07:54:12 PDT
Very Hot Chilli Sauce
Very Hot Chilli Sauce - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tecwyn Twmffat How many times have you had to play Russian Roulette with the little bits of red and green vegetable in your meal wondering if the next one is going to blow your head off? Is it a bit of chilli or a harmless bit of runner bean or sweet pepper? Sometimes eating a seemingly harmless vegetable balti ca...
By: Tecwyn Twmffat

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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 05:22:14 PDT
Grilled Aubergine Italian Style Pickle
Grilled Aubergine Italian Style Pickle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Passion Make Pickling preserves foods by immersing it in a highly acidic solution. This solution usually consists mostly of vinegar, but it is also possible to pickle by fermenting with salt. The acidic pH level prevents bacteria growth and lengthens the life of the food. Eggplant is one of many vegetables that ...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 18:43:33 PDT
Spicy Arugula Pesto
Spicy Arugula Pesto - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie A quick and easy arugula pesto to complement the traditional basil pesto of summer. Arugula adds a unique and welcome bite to pesto, the perfect addition to a fresh pasta, pizza or spread on a sandwich. Abundant in the spring, or early fall (depending on where you live), pesto is a great way to use ...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 08:17:27 PDT
German Rum Pot (Rumtopf)
German Rum Pot (Rumtopf) - More DIY How To Projects]]> klinong When my husband and I got married 15 years ago, one of the guests gifted us a stoneware jar with rumtopf printed on it. I thought it was for storing sugar or maybe flour (ha-ha) but then my husband taught me about this dessert that they often served back home (his home) during Christmas, which can b...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 09:00:56 PDT
Easy Peasy Homemade Lemon Curd
Easy Peasy Homemade Lemon Curd - More DIY How To Projects]]> klinong I love lemon curd so much that I could eat the entire jar by myself *grins*This is good for pavlova, pie, no bake lemon bars, filling of many sorts of bread and pastries. Ingredients and Method 3 lemons (about 600 g) 3 whole eggs + 1 yolk100 g cold firm butter, cubed1 1/4 c sugarGrate lemon rind,...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:59:24 PDT
Storing Cauliflower in the Freezer
Storing Cauliflower in the Freezer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Maverick12 We have a bunch of extra cauliflower in our garden this year. I set about trying to find a way to freeze our extras. Cauliflower is one of those vegetables that you need to blanch before freezing to preserve its freshness. Supplies:Vacuum Sealer and BagStrainerBowlPot with LidKnifeCutting BoardSpoon...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:33:04 PDT
Cut Mango Pickle (Kerala Style)
Cut Mango Pickle (Kerala Style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> BakeitUp Its the summer season and the season of Mangoes. Let me give you an easy but tasty Kerala style instant mango pickle (Manga achar) recipe. There are countless versions of pickle in India. This one is from Kerala (South India). This is a simple recipe and an age old one which is passed down the gener...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 18:57:05 PDT
Cheese Made Easy - Marbled Cheddar
Cheese Made Easy - Marbled Cheddar - More DIY How To Projects]]> LadyJulie Make marbled cheddar with a few ingredients. For beginners. Prep You will need:1 gallon raw milk1/32 tsp MA4002 culture or mesophillic with thermophillic culture6 drops Annato coloring8 drops animal rennetCheese waxLabelsEquipment:Cheese press or DIY cheese pressCheese cloth, or sanitized cotton ...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:04:29 PDT
Jalapeño Jellyño-Jelly/
Jalapeño Jelly - More DIY How To Projects]]> Michael C Jalapeño Jelly is a great sweet and spicy treat. It is common to find it available at farmers markets throughout the state of Texas. It goes great on barbecue, cream cheese and crackers, and can even be found as an ingredient to some cocktails. You will need 3/4 lbs of Jalapeño 2 cups of Apple...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:27:36 PST
Apple and Cardamom Jelly
Apple and Cardamom Jelly - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chef_Mel Rather an unusual one, but mum gave me the last of the garden's apples, and I was in a bit of a quandary as what I should so with them. Didn't want to go out and buy loads of ingredients for it, and have had a box of cardamom pods in the cupboard for aaages. When I use cardamom pods in curries/ rice...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:00:38 PDT
Earwig Chutney - A Grandmother's Confession
Earwig Chutney - A Grandmother's Confession - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tecwyn Twmffat During the second world war my grand parent's island, Guernsey, was occupied by the Germans and cut off from all imported food supplies. After a few months people began to get very hungry, particularly during the Spring when home grown vegetables were scarce, and resorted to some desperate measures ...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:39:33 PDT
Rosemary conserve
Rosemary conserve - More DIY How To Projects]]> MicioGatta Rosemary is a very tasty a good spice, that can be used in a lot of receipes. I've got a beautiful plant in my garden, so generally I use it fresh, but it can be conserved. Gather some rosemary branch, wash it and let it dry for some hours. Tear off the leaves. You can do this easly just pul...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 05:39:01 PDT
Strawberry (or any fruit) Honey
Strawberry (or any fruit) Honey - More DIY How To Projects]]> the11apartment Using honey it is easy to preserve the fresh fruity flavours of summer! Honey is a powerful antibacterial and antimicrobial, and it is a perfect substance for preserving delicious summer berries at the height of their season, no canning required! The process is incredibly simple, so let's get starte...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:01:22 PDT
Tickled Pink Pickled Eggs
Tickled Pink Pickled Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nemesis201077 I've always liked pickles, as a child my mother nicknamed me 'pickle' due to my love of pickled onions. My dad used to enjoy pickled eggs. Often he would have them as a snack in with a bag of crisps, which seems to be quite a traditional English pub snack. I've made pretty standard pickled eggs be...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:56:26 PDT
Easy Garlic Confit
Easy Garlic Confit - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie An easy step by step recipe for garlic confit with professional taste and results.  Garlic Confit is a simple way to not only preserve garlic cloves, but also infuse olive oil with garlic flavor. Derived from the French word confire which means to preserve, confit is a culinary method that involves...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:47:25 PDT
Exotic Garden Pesto
Exotic Garden Pesto - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie A fast, easy, and delicious exotic nasturtium pesto recipe that takes advantage of your spring and fall gardens after the basil is long gone and before it pops up again! Traditional pesto is made form basil leaves and toasted pine nuts, but pesto lovers and crafty kitchen folk are getting more inve...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:29:51 PDT
Freezing Fresh Herbs
Freezing Fresh Herbs - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Freeze your garden fresh herbs in several easy steps to freeze that summer flavor and enjoy it all year long! Basil, Mint, Chives, and Tarragon are moisture rich herbs and consequently do not dry well. They instead can be preserved easier and faster by simply freezing the herbs. And as a fun fact, ...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:39:20 PST
Drying Fresh Herbs
Drying Fresh Herbs - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Drying herbs is a simple and quick way to store your summer herbs and enjoy their flavor year round.  I've often found that by the end of the summer I've eaten enough pesto to feed an army, and my garden is still producing a plethora of herbs! Which has led me to drying them so that I can enjoy the...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:46:46 PST
how to make your own dill pickles caperboi well, we love pickles, we love to can, lets combine those two interests and make some of our own dill pickles! you will need a waterbath canner for this recipe.
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 06:33:36 PST
Pressure Canning Apples from Home
Pressure Canning Apples from Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> taureiel Spiced Apple Canning from home, you ask?  Acquire Apples Go get apples. Either from the store, or from a tree. We won't judge. Disinfect Cans Pick up some Mason canning cans, and disinfect them by submerging them in water (lids and all!) and boiling them. Keep them in the hot/boiling water unt...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:19:25 PDT
Canning Fruit by Making Jam. No Pectin. Simple Recipe. Adeldor This easy method of making and water bath canning jam without pectin works for a variety of fruit, such as strawberry and persimmon.  Few ingredients are used: sugar, lemon juice and the fruit itself.  It can't be much easier to make jam at home. The resulting jars of jam, if processed correctly, c...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:54:44 PDT
Fresh Canned Peaches - Easy and no sugar added
Fresh Canned Peaches - Easy and no sugar added - More DIY How To Projects]]> sires6 Okay so some of you are thinking "how is this playing with your food?" I am on a healthy path and don't want to add ANY processed sugar to my diet.  Not only is sugar bad for us, it's a poison and it's GMO.  So, I had to figure out how to can without using sugar as a preservative.  After some resea...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 15:14:40 PDT
spicy red onion (Cebollas rojas picantes)
spicy red onion (Cebollas rojas picantes) - More DIY How To Projects]]> El Colombiano The spicy red onions is a family recipe that my mom prepared since I have reason. They are ideal for meats, salads, chicken, add it to ground beef, beans, soups. It is really easy to prepare and those who enjoy spicy food and onions are an excellent combination.. _________________________________...
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Tue, 14 May 2013 21:22:31 PDT
Peach & Pear Butter
Peach & Pear Butter - More DIY How To Projects]]> karalalala Fruit butters are some of the nicest things to eat. They have a beautiful smooth, spreadable texture, and the long cooking process caramelizes the sugars and brings out deeper flavours hiding in the fruit. Technique wise it’s kind of  between making a jam and making caramel. As it cooks, you can see...
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 21:47:07 PDT
bottled lemon juice
bottled lemon juice - More DIY How To Projects]]> nico219 The idea was to keep lemon juice to the season where no fruits. The results were good and we can have our own natural juice with no additives or preservatives production for 12 months without problems. [es]__________________________________________________________________________ La idea era poder ...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2011 15:38:05 PDT
How to make plum jam
How to make plum jam - More DIY How To Projects]]> Modern Country Lady Plum Jam . This recipe is pretty easy.Practically hands-free.It's plum time  at the moment- and there is nothing nicer for breakfast than a pice of toast and your own made plum jam. So first , get yourself some plums.You can pick loads for free in nature , or if you are in luck, from your own tree. ...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2011 11:29:57 PDT
Microwave Lemon Curd
Microwave Lemon Curd - More DIY How To Projects]]> shesparticular Lemon curd is a thick, creamy mixture of lemon juice and zest, sugar, eggs, and butter that can be spooned over ice cream, added to a tart or pie, or used in a fresh fruit trifle (delicious!). Though it's not that hard to make it on the stovetop, this microwave version means you're just five minutes...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2011 14:46:29 PDT
Easy Homemade Tomato Chutney
Easy Homemade Tomato Chutney - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jayefuu Tomato chutney is a great way to store that glut of tomatoes that happens every time this year. And best of all it's delicious! I picked up this recipe for free at my local supermarket. It's fast, simple, cheap and tasty, perfect for eating with cheeses and cold meats, or added to sandwiches to mak...
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Sun, 12 Sep 2010 14:47:51 PDT
Pectin from Scratch
Pectin from Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> NoFiller Pectin causes jams and jellies to gel. When using a pectin poor fruit, pectin must be added or the result will be nothing more than a fruit syrup. I refuse to use store bought pectin because I think it takes the craft out of jam and jelly making. Usually I just add apple skins and cores to whatever ...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2009 21:25:35 PDT
Sweet chilli jam
Sweet chilli jam - More DIY How To Projects]]> d4wnie This is a very versatile recipe that you will always want on hand in the fridge or cupboard. It's a recipe that i came across on another site that I found to be a little bit too sweet and nowhere near spicy enough so I've adapted it to my own tastes and hopefully other peoples as well as I intend on...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2009 07:34:50 PDT