Tomatoes can be preserved by canning, drying, freezing, or pickling. They can also be used in creating fruit spreads like jams, jellies and marmalade’s. Raw tomatoes or raw tomato products can be kept refrigerated (below 40 degrees Fahrenheit), but will spoil over time due to bacteria, yeasts, and molds. Preserving tomatoes in oil is currently … Read more
You’ve been toiling in the garden all year now the harvest is in. What you have is an abundance of onions. If you have more onions than you can eat in a few sittings, you’ll want to preserve them. Here we will share 3 common methods for preserving onions: freezing, canning, and dehydrating. 3 Ways … Read more
Though often used interchangeably, jam and jelly are really quite different. While jelly is often strained to remove any seeds or chunks, jam is cooked so that it retains its pulp. Meanwhile, marmalade, curds, and other fruit spreads each have their own unique characteristics, too. Read more on Luv2Garden.
What is Pasteurization Pasteurization originates with 19th Century scientist Louis Pasteur which is also the origin of the word “pasteurize.” Pasteurization is a process in which foods are subjected to just enough heat so as to kill off bacteria and pathogens but not so much as to drastically alter the composition, quality and taste of … Read more
Pickled garlic is best used in small quantities a bite here and a nibble there, when properly prepared it’s tasty and not over overpoweringly pungent. It won’t give you Garlic breath as raw garlic will. It can also be added in with other pickle mixes or used just as raw garlic is, chopped up and … Read more