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The Skinny on Fermentation: Un-canning Tomatoes

{Looking for something a little unconventional to do with summer’s last onslaught of vine-ripened tomatoes? Contributor Jesse Frost of Rough Draft Farmstead has been doing some crazy experiments in his fermentation lab that you won’t want to miss! Also, Hannah & Jesse are on the lookout for some farmland, so drop them a line if […]

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Five Ways to Dry Herbs

Herbs dried from your own garden are a far cry from commercially dried herbs. For one thing, they are fresher—you have no way of knowing how long the herbs have set on the shelf before buying them. Secondly, they taste better because you grew them. This could be a mental effect rather than anything related […]

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How To Dehydrate Strawberries

I have a new obsession . . . dried strawberries. After years of canning and freezing, I thought it would be fun to try something different this year, so I opted for drying them. (Elliot Coleman sings the praises of drying so much in Four Season Harvest that I must say I’ve been converted!) The result is […]

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