Ep. 17 – Food Preservation 101: Understanding the Processes, Tips and Techniques for Optimal Results – Part 1

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In this episode of “Food Preservation 101“, we’ll be exploring the different processes, tips and techniques for optimal results in canning, dehydrating, and freezing food. This is the first part of a multi-part series that aims to provide a comprehensive guide to food preservation.

We’ll start by discussing canning, which is a popular method of food preservation that involves sealing food in jars or cans and then heating them to kill bacteria and other microorganisms. We’ll explore the different types of canning methods, including water bath canning, pressure canning, and dry canning… and provide tips on how to ensure that your canned foods are safe and of high quality.

Next, we’ll dive into dehydrating, a process that involves removing the moisture from food to prevent spoilage. We’ll discuss the various types of dehydrating techniques and offer advice on how to properly prepare your food for dehydration, as well as how to store your dehydrated foods for long-term use.

Finally, we’ll touch on freezing, a popular method of food preservation that is simple and convenient. We’ll discuss the best practices for freezing various types of food, including fruits, vegetables, and meats, and offer tips on how to avoid freezer burn and maintain the quality of your frozen foods.

Whether you’re a seasoned food preserver or just starting out, this episode is packed with useful information that will help you make the most of your canning, dehydrating, and freezing endeavors. Tune in for an informative and engaging discussion on food preservation techniques!

Carol & Jamie of 2GalsHomesteading.com are your homesteading co-hosts. Jamie practices homesteading skills in town. Carol homesteads on the farm.

We use a medium sized Harvest Right Freeze Dryer. If you Like Canning or Dehydrating, You’re Going To Love Freeze Drying.

Perfectly preserve all your favorite foods with very little effort. Easily create a home food supply that is tastier, healthier, and more diverse than any other food preservation methods.

Avid Armor When we mention Avid Armor, we’re talking about a high qulaity Guide Series chamber vacuum sealer.

The newest series of Avid Armor is the GS 41 – one series, two sealers, endless pursuits.

Avid Armor always keeps their customers’ passions in mind and when deciding to launch new products, they wanted to create a series of sealers that encompass just that.

Whatever your passion . . . Avid Armor will Guide you there.

Until next time… Put some Kefir on it!

Thank-you PeteCoSupply.com

PeteCoSupply.com is a generous supporter of this podcast. Their sponsorship gift allows us to pay for the hosting of this podcast. PeteCoSupply

PeteCoSupply.com is a small, family-owned business located in the heart of farmland in central Iowa. We take pride in providing you with the best service and products in one place. We bring over 25 years of customer service experience, strong relationships with vendors, and strong product knowledge to one place. PeteCo Supply is where Quality Meets Service, and we’re dedicated to making your shopping experience seamless. PeteCo Supply is a financial supporter of this podcast. The financial gift pays for the annual hosting fees neccesary to distribute our episodes. We work closely with our vendors, distributors, and manufacturers, who will often ship the product directly to you. Although we’re looking to expand our services, we only ship within the United States at this time.

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