Disclosure: This is a longer post, because I’ve added some vitally important information on the safety of canning.
Canning can be intimidating. If you screw it up, you could end up with botulism, a rare but deadly form of food poisoning. You even have to consider the
altitude you’re at when canning.
But, there are really specific, detailed,
free guides available. It’s actually not that hard.
The first thing – or one of the first things – you’ll want to consider when canning is which canning method you need to use, and there are only two to consider: water bath canning and pressure canning.
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Let’s see what the difference is.
Continue reading Difference between: water bath canning and pressure canning
Mint! It’s minty.
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Let’s check out what else it is.
Continue reading All about mint
White meat versus dark meat – what’s the difference, other than white clearly being the preferable choice?
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Let’s find out.
Continue reading Difference between white meat and dark meat
I’ve made this recipes several times – chives are
my favorite herb.
These savory muffins hail from the
Kitchen Aid blog, and they’re a filling addition to any breakfast meal.
2 tbsp unsalted butter*
3 large eggs, room temperature
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
5 slices bacon, cooked until crispy, and crumbled
1/4 cup finely diced fresh chives
*Plus more for greasing, unless you’re using a Pam spray, as I did.
Continue reading Cheddar, chive, and bacon muffins
I’m one of those people who
thinks cilantro tastes like soap.
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But we don’t discriminate here at ErinNudi.com, and I refuse to hate on any herb. Cilantro is undoubtedly a popular one I often see come up in recipes, so let’s check it out.
Continue reading All about cilantro (coriander)
Wasabi and horseradish – what’s the difference between these two spicy root vegetables?
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Surprisingly, one is often passed off as the other.
Continue reading Difference between: wasabi and horseradish
I decided to just pull the band aid off, and get rid of what I knew would be the hardest before moving onto the other stuff.
I had segued into this purge with my
cookbooks and food magazines, but now, we’re into the nitty gritty: the novels, the short story collections, the memoirs.
Just kidding, I refused to get rid of my memoirs.
But I did donate – including cookbooks – 144 books to a local library today, and I managed to drive away without crying.
Continue reading Decluttering part 2: books
I can’t believe we haven’t covered dill yet!
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Dill is one of those foods I like, but in very, very small amounts.
Let’s find out what other people use the herb for, along with other significant dill details.
Continue reading All about dill