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I bought a pig. Right now it is happily running about in a pesticide-free field with its friends, eating organic food, rolling in the mud or swimming in the pond. (tw not vegetarian stuff below the fold) [more inside]
posted by mumimor on Nov 3, 2016 - 34 answers

Botulism: not even once, banana edition.

Is this banana jam sufficiently acidified by two tablespoons of lemon juice to make it safe to preserve in a hot water bath per the recipe? Or am I flirting with death? [more inside]
posted by blnkfrnk on May 14, 2016 - 6 answers

10 pounds of carrots? SOLD!

Looking into buying 10 pounds each of the following--carrots, potatoes, onions--and if I do so, how do we store them to minimize spoilage? [more inside]
posted by Kitteh on Oct 18, 2012 - 15 answers

Mail-able, edible gifts?

Suggest delicious homemade edible gifts, yet again! Difficulty: specifically looking for (relatively) shelf-stable and mail-able recipes. [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Dec 6, 2011 - 15 answers

Pressure canning filter

It's my first harvest season with a pressure canner, and after a few successful runs with very basic low-acid things, I'd like to try canning basic (meatless) spaghetti sauce/tomato soup base. How freely can I improvise a recipe based on what's in my garden? How do I know how long to process it? [more inside]
posted by phisbe on Aug 25, 2010 - 7 answers

Because pressure canning tomatoes from the supermarket feels wrong

I recently got a pressure canner for Christmas, and, being the treehugger that I am, I would like to eat local and join a CSA. Anyone have any advice for finding a good one near the Somerset county, NJ region? [more inside]
posted by mccarty.tim on Feb 8, 2010 - 9 answers

canning freezer jam?

Can I can freezer jam? [more inside]
posted by jengineer on Sep 18, 2009 - 11 answers

Can mold grow on food packed in oil?

Can mold grow on food packed in oil? [more inside]
posted by aws17576 on Dec 14, 2008 - 10 answers

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