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All Blog Posts Tagged 'storage' (4)

Drought and water preparedness

Contrary to expectation, and something of an anomoly, as we head into the rainy season, water shortages and water storage have been on my mind.

My experience thus far has been that when the island has high or sudden rainfall, the reservoir gets filled with silt and debris as water thunders down the…

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Added by Yvonne on April 15, 2012 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Oven Canning

I was looking for a way to store the tomatoes I had dried.  My instructions said stored at 60 degrees they would be best for 3 to 4 months.  I started  my search and found this process called oven canning.  Oven canning is a wonderful way to store grains, flour, cereal, dried beans and all the foods which are dehydrated.  

I know you are thinking why should I can cereal?  In these times, there are lots of people stockpiling and this is a great way to be sure your investment…

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Added by Bootsie Battle on February 24, 2012 at 12:09pm — 20 Comments

Savor the Season: Acorn Squash

The Real Time Farms Headquarters had a plump acorn squash from Brines Farm (hurray for cold storage for extending what's in season!) lying around, just begging to become something delicious. As I mentioned recently, I'm quite enamored with Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbook …

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Added by Cara Rosaen on March 23, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Storing the Fall Bounty

Storing the Fall Bounty



We have all worked hard in our gardens and on our farms, reaping the harvest

all season long, from spring greens and peas to main season

broccoli and green beans. We’ve been canning pickles and salsa,

freezing beans and corn, and drying herbs so that we can enjoy the

flavor of a summer meal while warming up near the woodstove after a long

day on the ski slopes (at least… Continue

Added by High Mowing Organic Seeds on November 2, 2010 at 12:23pm — No Comments

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