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Bizarre Ways to Keep Eggs Fresh -- Without a Refrigerator--for Years

Modern Farmer | Posted 08.25.2016 | Taste
Modern Farmer

In the centuries before refrigeration, folks cooked up some pretty inventive (or, shall we say, strange) ways of preserving fresh food. We took a look at several methods for keeping uncooked eggs fresh for years on end--at least according to a 19th-century magazine and some half-crazy people who have attempted, despite modern technology, to put these time-honored techniques to the test.

The Basics Of Home Canning

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

When canning, you will use ordinary kitchen skills but must observe instructions exactly to ensure that the food is sterilized and safe. This is one time when you definitely shouldn't improvise.

The Tastiest Way to Preserve Sweet Corn

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 09.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Rodale's Organic Life

If you want to avoid having to go back to buying bags of frozen corn when the season's over, try freezing your own. It's not that much effort, and it's guaranteed to taste better.

Can Like a Pro With These 8 Dos + Don'ts

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 09.23.2016 | Taste
Rodale's Organic Life

Though it may seem intimidating at first, canning excess garden produce is one of the simplest and easiest things to do -- and your future self will certainly appreciate being able to dig in to all those tasty garden goods long after the growing season is over.

Bit Rot And Why You Should Print Your Photographs

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 07.10.2016 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs (c) Michael Ernest Sweet Bit rot is a term that refers to the slow deterioration in the performance and integrity of data stored on v...

Everything As We Remember It

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa DeCastro

The beauty of summer is that is that we realize it is finite, and so we appreciate each moment it gives us. In a time when we often embrace the bigger and better and newer, summer is the time of year we want nothing more than to continue traditions and preserve the past.

Pickled Peppers for Game Day

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.06.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Pickled Banana Peppers are a delicious topping on more than just sandwiches.

Apricot Jam

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.05.2013 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Preserving summer's sweetest stone fruit.

Everything You Need to Know About Canning

Food52 | Posted 08.22.2013 | Taste

A step-by-step guide to boiling-water canning.

Strawberry Season: Pick and Preserve

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 08.26.2013 | Taste
Sharon Kitchens

Do you enjoy them out of the basket, dipped in chocolate, or frozen into ice cubes (a brilliant way to beautify your next glass of lemonade)?

A Strawberry Rhubarb Jam to Make Spring Last Forever

Food52 | Posted 05.28.2013 | Taste

Another way to celebrate the happy marriage of strawberry and rhubarb.

How To Store Your Wedding Dress | Posted 04.22.2013 | Weddings

Basement, attic or back of closet: those three storage options, though commonly chosen, are not the best for brides hoping to save their wedding gown ...

How To Make Jam Without Refined Sugar

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 02.12.2013 | Taste
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

What if I were to tell you that there was a way to put up fruit without refined sugar? Without Splenda? With only fruit juice? When I learned how to make refined-sugar-free jam, it was one of the best things I've tried in a while. I was hooked.

How to Can Sardines (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Two food preservation experts demonstrate how to safely can fresh sardines, including a basic primer on a pressure canner.

PHOTOS: Inside the TWA Flight Center At New York's JFK Airport

Untapped Cities | Posted 08.30.2012 | Travel
Untapped Cities

This was the cathedral to aviation, if there ever was one, and you feel through the design the pride and optimism the aviation industry had then.

Start Your Own Modern Homestead

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie With the rise in food costs, pesticides, and GMOs there's never been a better or more important...

How To Preserve Herbs For Winter

The Splendid Table | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home
The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table's® How to Eat Supper, By Lynne Rossetto Kasper Dear Lynne, How should I keep fresh herbs for a week, then preserve them for wi...

How to Make Small Batch Strawberry Jam (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

Canning strawberry jam is a great way to preserve fresh strawberries (and other berries) for year-round enjoyment.

The True Cost -- and Reward -- of Fresh Food: Time Well Spent

Susie Middleton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susie Middleton

The usual argument against sustainable food is that it costs too much; but my farm share (which I pay directly to the farmer) is a bargain.

The United States of Canning

Kim O'Donnel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kim O'Donnel

Canning celebrates the abundance of your local food shed. If you don't grow your own food, you might go to your neighborhood farm market, roadside stand or co-op to buy what you need to jam, preserve or pickle.

4 Big Myths About Jam-Making

Flora Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Flora Lazar

Farmers markets around the country are screaming with color right now yet many still demur at the prospect of making their own fruit preserves. Market devotees deserve to know they've been unnecessarily intimidated.

How To Eat Summer Food All Year

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Regina Charboneau of the Atlantic details how to make summer preserves. This is the time of year that I start thinking about preserving all the pl...