Category Archive: Canned Food

Birch Sap Drink

It is a season when we can collect fresh birch sap and make super delicious drink. The sap looks like water, clear and almost tasteless. Add lemon juice and sugar for taste, you may also add some mapple syrup instead of or in addition to sugar.  This will add even more vitamins/minerals as well as additional …

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Canned Berries

It is really nice having several blueberry bushes on my backyard. Every summer I can enjoy this highly beneficial gift of nature without paying extra money. Right behind my backyard fence, there’s a nice trail with blackberry bushes alongside. It’s another blessing, to collect some blueberries when it’s a season. This little piece of nature …

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Pickles

This was my original recipe I used for many years to make pickles and I’m still using it along with new pickles with ketchup recipe which became my favorite. My beloved grandmother was a great cook. She never used any written recipes except a few like pickles or canned tomatoes. This recipe was one of them. With …

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Sauerkraut

Cabbage is highly beneficial for our health in any way: raw, cooked, stewed and so on. With this recipe, you’ll get delicious and crunchy sauerkraut. Ingredients: 6 lb (3 kg) white cabbage 1 lb (1/2 kg) carrot 3 tbsp sea salt 3 tbsp sugar Directions: Shred the cabbage. Shred the carrot either with knife or …

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Pickles with Ketchup

With this recipe, you’ll get 5-1qt glass jars, filled with whole or sliced cucumbers.   Marinate Ingredients: 5 pint (1600 ml) water 12 oz (350 ml) vinegar, 5% acidity 1 cup sugar 2 1/2 tbsp salt 5 oz (150 g) (or more, if you like spicier) ketchup, spicy (like “Tabasco”) Leaf bay, 1 per jar …

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