It’s Out! The Food Dehydrating Bible

Dehydrating is probably the oldest method of food preservation.  The foods will keep for years, lend themselves well to making your own convenience foods, and will keep even if you have no electricity I have been dehydrating foods for 20 years, starting when I was down on my luck and had to live on a […]

Cake in a Can? Yes!

I first thought about this when introduced to something called “brown bread” in a can. It is literally canned bread. It seemed to me that if bread can be canned, cake shouldn’t be a problem — and I was right! Canning cake is simple and allows you to can convenient single servings so you have […]

Pressure Canning vs. Pressure Cooking

Pressure canning and pressure cooking both use increased pressure to change the boiling point of water. Under higher pressures, the temperature at which water boils increases, thereby allowing the contents under pressure to cook at a higher temperature. This much, at least, pressure canning and pressure cooking have in common. But beyond this, there are […]