Preserved Foods

Spiced Applesauce

Spiced Applesauce–sounds mundane right? When it comes to strengthening the digestive system and the immune, mundane or simple is the best place to start.  A [...]

By |2019-01-07T16:05:45+00:00January 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Stone Fruit Salsa

Drupes or stone fruits come available from late May and early June through the first frosts of September in Idaho. They are easy to identify [...]

By |2018-06-24T13:45:16+00:00June 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Clara’s Summer Salsa

It seemed last summer, Clara was determined to make salsa every few days. Which was fine, as we had an abundance of tomatoes, onions and [...]

By |2018-04-30T17:21:02+00:00April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Saving Summer! Preserving Summer’s Abundance

I remember the first time I tasted store bought grape juice.  It was completely flat, lacking the vivid depth of concord grape juice we prepared and canned on the farm. [...]

Honey Apricot Jam

Jams are a fantastic way to preserve the season’s flavor. Here, honey takes the place of refined sugar, blending its own sweetness and flavor with the fruit.  Like sugar, honey [...]

By |2018-01-04T13:19:45+00:00July 14th, 2016|2 Comments

Cucumber Salad With Seaweed And Sesame

Cucumbers are perfect for handling summer’s heat.  This is a classic Japanese summer salad of cucumbers in vinegar with numerous variations.  Make it up about about an hour before so the [...]

By |2017-07-06T01:52:23+00:00May 31st, 2016|0 Comments

Cranberry Cherry Chutney

Chutneys, jellies, jams and minced meats came about as a way to preserve vitamin and mineral rich fruits through the cold months. In some cases, [...]

By |2018-11-19T23:19:52+00:00November 3rd, 2015|0 Comments