When a summer harvest is good, the temptation is great to preserve all the freshness so that you and your family and friends can enjoy these yummy summer treats all through the winter and beyond.
So why don’t you do just that – preserve the fresh vegetables from your garden?
We have found 5 great recipes we’d like to share with you, they are all very simple, easy to follow recipes that ensure you also get to enjoy your harvests all year long.
This is a great source of recipes for canning tomatoes and tomato products. Our favorite is the salsa recipe but the ones for spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce and stewed tomato are also very good.
Banana pepper rings are great for pizza, sandwiches, and hot and sweet sauces. This canning tutorial shows how straightforward it is to preserve banana peppers.
Pickled green beans make really good crunchy snacks, salad, and accompaniment to boiled potatoes or nibbled with beer. This recipe will help you put those beans in a pickle in just 25-30 minutes.
Home pickled cukes beat store bought ones anytime. Those you can buy from the grocery store look too yellow that they appear artificial but there’s no surprise there since there are actually some brands that use artificial coloring to try and hide the fact they didn’t use fresh cucumbers.
But this old-fashioned recipe is something kids could love and it is certified to use only fresh and non-artificial ingredients because you are going to make sure of that.
Carrots already make for a healthy, nutritious and tasty snack however, if you pickle them, you transform them into something that can intrigue the taste buds even more. This pickled carrots recipe will certainly be a hit with everyone.