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Posts tagged ‘food preservation’

Apples, Apples Everywhere

For the past two years, we have gotten more apples then we know what to do with off the three apples tree that have been growing in my dad’s yard. Last year we made almost 30 gallons of apple cider that we froze and are still drinking. This year we are trying to expand out to all things apples, making apple butter, apple sauce, apple cider vinegar, and of course a few delicious apple pies. Read more


Got Cabbage?

Amy’s garden yielded a pretty good cabbage crop this summer, so last night we harvested heads of purple and green and made sauerkraut for the first time.

We used a simple kraut recipe – just shredded cabbage and salt. From Mother Earn News, here’s a recipe for simple sauerkraut. Read more