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TAG : Preserving Food

Preserving and Canning Recipes for Garden Produce

Once upon a time, pantry shelves lined with an abundance of stately jars filled with freshly preserved fruits and vegetables were a source of pride for homemakers, because their handiwork in the kitchen could be counted on to sustain the family through the winter. Today’s supermarkets offer ...

Tradition of Preserving Food Lives On

I’m 90 years old and have always lived on a farm. As far back as I can remember, Mama preserved fruit, vegetables and even meat, so our family would have plenty to eat during winter.It began in spring with strawberries. I would help pick them, and then Mama would preserve them. Oh, how I ...

Condensed Milk Popular During The Civil War

My husband's great-uncle, Gail Borden (1777-1863), lived in Galveston, Texas, in his earlier years, until he began experimenting with ways to preserve food items. He had little success, however, until his two young sons inadvertently led him to the idea that established his fame and fortune.In ...

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