What is Pickling Salt and Can Table Salt be used instead?

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Salt is a crucial part of the pickling process. It works in combination with an acidic liquid (usually vinegar or apple cider) to create an environment that is inhospitable to bacteria. Adding salt also improves the flavor of the pickled foods that you create. But is pickling actually salt safe to eat? Does pickling salt … Read more What is Pickling Salt and Can Table Salt be used instead?

Fennel Tea Brewing Fennel Tea

Medicinal Properties of Fennel As a medicinal herb, fennel has proven quite useful. Fennel is helpful in relieving indigestion and digestive problems, bloating, abdominal gas, constipation, colic, heartburn, and irritable bowel syndrome. Fennel stimulates the digestive system and has a carminative [1] effects that inhibits the formation of gas. It is also a common ingredient … Read more Fennel Tea Brewing Fennel Tea

Garlic for Pest Control Garlic Sprays and Inter planting Garlic

Garlic is known to be a useful all natural organic pest control. It doesn’t kill the little buggers, it just keeps them away. It’s not harmful to other crops or beneficial insects such as pollinating bees or lady bugs. Garlic is a cost effective and fairly simple garden hack for pest control. Companion Planting Garlic … Read more Garlic for Pest Control Garlic Sprays and Inter planting Garlic