December 3, 2014:
October 31, 2014: The Canning Diva® shares her tips on recognizing the variety of apples best for home canning, preserving and baking in this fun episode of Canning with The Diva! She helps you identify the different varieties and which apples will work best in many fun canning recipes. In this fun segment she shares three delicious and simple recipes you may enjoy around the holidays, for gift-giving or just any time a jar of yummy goodness is sure to please.
October 29, 2014: Seed saving — why should we do it and how do you get started? Meet Bill McDorman, author of the free online book Basic Seed Saving and co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance. His mission: to connect communities with the seeds that sustain them. Bill and his team created (and take on the road) the innovative Seed School which has graduated over 550 Seed Citizens near and far. All that and more on today’s podcast. Plus… the tip of the week! Links and more at the show notes: http://KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/89
October 24, 2014 – Grinding my own flour at home makes me feel like a real pioneer woman. However, the first few weeks of baking with my fresh ground flour left me more than a little frustrated with dense breads and spread out pancake cookies. I’ve now been grinding my own flour and using fresh flour in all of our baking for almost two years and I’ve learned some tips to save you some time.
October 24, 2014: After a fun hunt out in the wilderness, preserve your prize using a pressure canner! In this fun episode, The Canning Diva® teaches you how the pressure and high temperatures tenderize your meat allowing the flavors of fresh vegetables, herbs and seasonings to permeate each fiber. Having jars of this lean, protein packed meat on the ready will make excellent meals! Reheat this seasoned, cooked meat alongside vegetables and mashed potatoes for a quick meal or use as a meal starter when making main dishes, soups and stews. She also shares a delicious twist on a fun recipe you won’t want to miss!