Tag Archive: preserving

Freezing and drying herbs

November 29, 2016

The growing season here is over in the Okanagan and it’s time to preserve some of the summer herbs  growing in our rooftop garden. Some herbs are best dried and kept in sealed jars, others of the leafy variety, like basil and sorrel, are best blended with olive oil and frozen in small quantities to be added to soups, dressing and other foods. I also mix some of the herbs together in one jar, in... View Article

Yellow Zucchini Pickles

September 1, 2014

I am not one for canning and freezing foods in a serious way. I like the idea, it sounds romantic, but for me it doesn’t work. I have no room to store the foods and in any event I prefer to eat seasonally. If peaches and green beans season is over I move on to the next fruits and vegetables whose time has come. I do however like to make a few jars of pickled... View Article