Category Archives: Food Preservation

Dehydrating Frozen Vegetables

A few years ago, I bought an Exclaiber Dehydrator. I only used it 2 years and then we moved and it sat in my basement for about 5 years. I got it out a several weeks ago and it didn’t work. The fan would run, but it wouldn’t heat up. I was so disappointed because…

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Instant Pot Canned Beets

I’m canning beets today from our garden. I cleaned them really well, leaving a portion of the tops. Then I put them in the Instant Pot with 1 cup of water (put trivet in too) 12 minutes on high pressure. Do a Quick Release – releasing the pressure manually. Put the beets into a colander…

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Homemade Sauerkraut

Early this summer I bought a one gallon crock with lid and an old fashioned slaw cutter from a lady who used them for years. She said it was her second husbands and it came from Austria. It even has his last name printed on the side. On the first of August, our local grocery…

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