Preserving Foods

At the end of the summer and beginning of the fall, many different delicious fruits and vegetable are in season. Now it’s important to use that amazing produce and preserve it for the cold season, so that we can enjoy a bit of summer in autumn and winter.

The following tips tell you how best to preserve your summer treasures:

• Off into the frost!

Freezing is one of the best ways to enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables from your own garden or from the market even in winter. 

• Well oiled is half preserved

The following vegetables are good for preserving in oil: Bell peppers, eggplant, zucchini and mushrooms. 

• Just like grandma used to do: Canning

Another alternative to preserve fruits and vegetables from the summer garden is canning. Detailed instructions are provided by the jar manufacturers.

• Dried power packs

Almost all vegetables and fruits are suitable for drying in the air, oven or dehydrator.