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Fermenting vs. Canning

By Kim Robson: The art of food preservation has been practiced for thousands of years. Our ancestors figured out how to preserve meat and fish with drying and salting, and how to preserve fresh vegetables with canning and fermenting. Before the advent of canned goods and, later, refrigeration, in-home canning …

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Harvested Tomatoes — How to Preserve Them and Eat Them

By Fredrica Syren:  I love this time of the year when our homestead is exploding with ripe vegetables and fruits. My tomato plants are producing like never before, and on top of that, I also received tomatoes from a neighbor who does not know what do with her huge tomato …

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Canned Food — Still Not as Safe as Hoped

By Fredrica Syren: Canned food IS a great thing and can literally be a lifesaver because it’s a great way of preserving food that has a long shelf life. The problem with canned food is that it has never been about the food itself. It comes down to the can …

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Are Canned Veggies Bad for You?

By Kim Robson: The process of preserving fresh foodstuffs without the use of salting or drying began during the first years of the Napoleonic Wars, when the French government offered 12,000 francs in prize money to anyone who could invent a cheap and effective way to preserve large amounts of …

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