A fermented sauerkraut recipe with directions for optional home canning. This sauerkraut recipe involves several separate steps so you might think it will be hard, complicated messy! Totally wrong impression. It is actually pretty easy. Just take one step at a time. It is a lengthy process, it won’t be over in a day. Most […]
When you think of pickle recipes you probably think immediately of cucumber pickles. However, pickling is not just for cucumbers!
Pickling, simply put, is the preservation of food (actually many different foods) in an acid, often vinegar. The acidic environment prevents bacterial growth and thus makes the food safe to eat. Spices and or sweeteners are added for flavor. When canning pickles you will process them in a water bath canner.
One thing I want to emphasize to new picklers. It is not recommended that you substitute a different vegetable for any pickling recipe. They all have differences, For example, ph levels and food textures are different. Each vegetable has its own pickling recipe... don't make substitutions unless it is specifically mentioned for that recipe.
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SimplyCanning.com shares their pickling spice recipe and includes instructions on how to pickle food in step-by-step guides and videos. Learn how to preserve your own food!
This page includes two recipes for pickled peppers. Both can be processed safely in a Water Bath Canner. The first one I call “pickled pepper rings” is my favorite. It is like a pepperoncini that you purchase commercially. The other is for any peppers you may have; it has garlic and just a bit of […]
This pickled green tomatoes recipe is a great way to use up the green tomatoes that are hanging around at the end of tomato season. You know, the ones that are not getting ripe because the weather is cooling down. Pick any tomatoes with color showing to try and ripen indoors. Then go ahead and […]
Pickled beets are something you either love or can’t stand. Try adding some spices to the mix and change things up! Safe to water bath can. Let SimplyCanning.com show you how.
Pickle relish is good on so much more than burgers and hot dogs! Add a few jars to your pantry to enjoy in salads, pasta dishes, and more. Free recipe and canning instructions from SimplyCanning.com