Category Archives: Preserving

Keeping your stuff good, long-term!

Got a Freezer?


Then it's time to clean it! Check out my thoughts from the latest Great Big Wild Radio Show.     Posted with Blogsy Advertisements

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Herbs R Fresh


  If you like herbs like we like herbs, then you plow through more than the average American. There are also likely fresh favorites you keep around pretty much all the time. For us, that would include cilantro and parsley. … Continue reading

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We can pickle that!


If you love pickles like we do, you’ve pretty much always got several jars in your fridge. In addition to cukes, we’ll typically have store bought capers, olives, and pepperoncini. That list is a great source for fridge pickling brine … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain hates your garlic press.


In his epic tell all, Kitchen Confidential, my favorite kitchen kermudgeon, Anthony Bourdain, had this to say about garlic. “Garlic is divine. Few food items can taste so many distinct ways, handled correctly. Misuse of garlic is a crime. Old … Continue reading

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That ain’t how we play…


I tweak and republish this post annually; I think you’ll see why when you read it. See, I’m not out to be tragically hip, in fact quite the contrary. Or maybe Matthew Selman said it best; “I wish there was … Continue reading

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