The hardest work of the gardening season is over, and you’re bringing in your potato harvest. Or maybe you've visited your local farmers' market and got a little carried away buying farm fresh potatoes. Nights
How To Make a Solar Powered Food Dehydrator - FREE PLANS - Off Grid World
Dehydration is a simple, effective method of preserving fruits, vegetables, nuts, and meats. Drying removes the majority of the water that is in food, making it less hospitable to bacteria and mold. Drying has many advantages over other preservation methods. First, dried foods are easier to store than fresh or canned foods because they take […]
More Videos From Sunset If you’ve made the same mistake of biting into a fig before it’s fully ripe, take a look at our ripeness chart. You’ll never make the same mistake again.Our Black Mission fig tree in the Sunset Test Garden has been covered with figs this year. I’ve done my fair share of picking …
25 Foods That Will Go Bad If You Don't Repackage Them
You can't just stick your food in the pantry and forget about it until a disaster strikes. If you do, then when the time comes to eat it, you may find that most of it has gone bad or become infested. If you want your food to last for years, you need to repackage it before storing it.
Food preservation is a homesteaders most valuable skill. After all that work planning, planting, tending and harvesting your garden, the last thing you want is for your bounty to go to waste. Learn more about how to preserve your garden harvest and make food last for months or even years!