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It’s easy to make this cooked apricot jam recipe without pectin

Use the following apricot jam recipe with any type of stone fruit including cherries, nectarines, peaches, plums, and their hybrids, such as pluots and apriums. You may also want to read about fruit pectin and techniques for making jam without pectin. Apricot Jam Recipe without Pectin Makes 3 to 4 half-pint jars Ingredients 3 cups (2½ to 3½ pounds) pitted, and… …click to read more…

4 unusual ways to preserve fresh apricots

Popular food preservation methods for apricots include canning, freezing, and drying. Beyond these basic methods, you can preserve apricots in many other interesting ways. Here, we give you four recipes: Nut and Honey Apricot Fruit Leather, Apricot-Pineapple Jam, Apple Chutney with Dried Apricots and Cherries, or Apricot Nectar. Nut and Honey Apricot Fruit Leather Recipe Making fruit leather is a good way… …click to read more…

10 refreshing, easy pickling recipes for spring and early summer

Many of these easy pickling recipes make refreshing accompaniments for grilled and barbecued foods, or add a crunchy bite to burgers and sandwiches. They feature common (and a few unusual) vegetables and fruits found in spring and early summer home gardens and farmers’ markets. The techniques and flavors represent pickling ideas from around the globe. The word “pickles” to most… …click to read more…

7 food preservation methods for zucchini (courgette)

Zucchini is a prolific vegetable that grows quickly to immense size. Fortunately, many food preservation methods adapt readily to zucchini. Jokes frequently mention log-sized zucchini found in gardens after returning from vacation, or left furtively on neighbors’ doorsteps during the night. However, you can make a variety of tasty items for your winter pantry that won’t send your family or… …click to read more…

Best food preservation methods for green peas, snow peas and snap peas

Sugars in fresh peas begin converting to starch as soon as they are picked. So be sure to preserve them as soon as they are harvested or purchased. Preserve shelled green peas by freezing, salting (brining), drying, or canning. Preserve pea pods (snow peas and sugar snap peas) by freezing or salting. Try some dried, too, and see if you… …click to read more…

Asparagus salad with rhubarb vinaigrette

This refreshing salad uses spring and early summer vegetables and herbs. It could not be easier. Simply assemble the ingredients on individual plates or a serving platter. 4 servings 1½ to 2 pounds fresh asparagus, or 4 to 6 cups canned, frozen and salted asparagus 2 tablespoon rhubarb sauce (recipe follows) 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon leaves… …click to read more…

How to preserve fresh asparagus for your favorite asparagus recipes

If you love asparagus, then you may want to preserve asparagus during the growing season to enjoy throughout the year. You can preserve asparagus by canning, pickling, freezing, drying, or salting It’s usually best to preserve only enough product to last until the following year, when the vegetable is in season again, or no longer than twelve months. So think… …click to read more…

Easy pickling method for radishes preserved with whey

In spring and early summer, I like to trim all but 2 to 3 stems from small whole radishes and pickle them for a refreshing and crunchy bite to accompany everything from sandwiches to grilled foods. These easy-to-make radish pickles are fermented with whey rather than salt, or pickled in vinegar. Lightly fermented vegetables have a refreshing effervescent quality, while fully fermented… …click to read more…

Preserving rhubarb recipes include canning, pickling, drying, fermenting, and freezing

There are a surprising number of ways to preserve rhubarb, including canning, pickling, making jam or jelly, drying, freezing, or fermenting into wine. When preserving fruits and vegetables, use these guidelines: Mature, slightly underripe produce is optimal for canning, pickling, and jamming. Ripe produce is best for using fresh, drying and freezing. Overripe produce is suitable for fermenting. (And may… …click to read more…

Quick bread recipe with dried fruits, nuts, and chocolate

This delicious quick bread contains dried fruit, nuts, and chocolate. Usually baked to honor any of several Catholic bishop-saints, this cake is simply named Bishop’s bread or Bischofsbrot. While the traditional Bishop’s Bread recipe uses no leavening other than eggs, I prefer this more modern version using baking powder. Most recipes call for maraschino cherries or other candied fruit, plus… …click to read more…

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