Super Easy Food Preserving
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Super Easy Food Preserving

Learn How to Eat Food From Your Garden All Year Round
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Created by Megan Cain
Last updated 12/2018
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This course includes
  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • 18 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You'll learn how to use your house, fridge, and freezer for simple and fast food preserving.
Requirements
  • Have a garden or access to in season vegetables at a local market.
Description

You don’t have to garden year round to enjoy food from your garden 12 months of the year. You can make every harvest last longer by learning how to quickly and easily preserve vegetables at the height of their season.

Imagine having friends over for a winter brunch and popping open a jar of strawberry sauce to drizzle on pancakes. Picture hosting your family for a fall cookout and serving grilled pizza featuring pesto, peppers, and broccoli grabbed from your freezer. The food you grow during the season can be used in meals and celebrations all year long when you take the time to preserve some if it.

Preserving food is simple! It doesn’t have to be difficult or take up a lot of time. And if you think canning is the only option – this class is for you! I’ll teach you how easy it can be to use your basement, fridge and freezer instead.

The class includes a digital copy of my print book, Super Easy Food Preserving. The book features:

  • the easiest and quickest ways to put away vegetables, fruits and herbs for out of season eating

  • a focus on fresh, fridge and freezer storage (no canning involved!)

  • my favorite varieties for storage

  • the short list of supplies needed for preserving

  • the best storage containers for each vegetable

  • clear and concise directions for preparation and storage

  • my favorite recipes for using your stored vegetables in delicious meals all year long

  • feel like food preserving is a fun challenge instead of a dreaded chore!

Make your garden harvests last all year round! Nothing quite matches the thrill of cooking meals during the off season with vegetables you grab right from your own kitchen. Super Easy Food Preserving will show you how simple food preserving can be. 

Who this course is for:
  • This class is for people who love fresh vegetables and want to learn how to quickly and easily preserve them for use in delicious recipes during the off season.
Course content
Expand all 15 lectures 33:37
+ Welcome!
1 lecture 01:42

Let's dive in and hear about a lightbulb moment I had one year while preserving food. Hopefully, it will help you look at things in a different way, too. Also, grab your copy of my book, Super Easy Food Preserving.

Preview 01:42
+ Getting Prepared for Preserving
4 lectures 09:51

Before you start preserving it's important to take a look at your grocery shopping, cooking, and eating habits so you can set your priorities.

Preview 01:31

Recordkeeping doesn't have to be complicated or take up a lot of time. And it will likely save you from wasting effort in the future. Here's a simple method with printable worksheet.

Preview 01:39

Most of what you need you'll already have in your kitchen. I'll give you a tour of the supplies I regularly use in food preserving.

What Supplies Do You Need?
03:43

Here are some tips to help you avoid some of the most common mistakes of food preserving.

Preview 02:58
+ Putting Away Delicious Food for the Off Season
8 lectures 20:17

Tomatoes are one of the most commonly preserved vegetables (fruits!). There's no reason you need to can them. Here's a much quicker way.

Preview 03:57

What to do with all of the summer squash?!? We'll discuss some options in this video.

How to Preserve Your Bumper Crop of Summer Squash
01:21

There's no such thing as too many red, orange, and yellow peppers! You'll be amazed at how easy it is to freeze them.

Putting Away a Bunch of Red Peppers for Winter Dishes
02:19

The arrival of corn season is one of the most anticipated in summer. Here's how to put some away for use all winter long.

Savoring the Summer Flavors By Putting Away Corn
01:57

Broccoli can be expensive at the grocery store during the off season. That's why it's so important to stock your freezer with your own harvest.

Keeping Yourself Healthy Over Winter With a Freezer Full of Broccoli
01:29

I used to buy kale from the grocery store during the winter, until I figured out how simple it is to preserve. Now I use my own kale and save lots of money!

Never Buy Kale Again From the Grocery Store Again!
01:45

If you're a home cook you probably use lots of garlic in your dishes. It's pretty easy to grow enough garlic to store for the entire 12 months of the year.

How to Harvest & Cure Your Garlic for Storage
03:47

Onions go hand-in-hand with garlic in most homecooked meals. You'll learn how I grow enough onions in my urban garden to last me almost the entire year.

How to Harvest & Cure Your Onions for Storage
03:42
+ Wrapping Things Up
2 lectures 01:47

Learning how to cook with your preserved food, and what recipes to use, is the next part of the process! In these four mini eBooks I share some of my all-time favorite recipes.

Seasonal Recipes for Highlighting Your Preserved Food
01:06

We'll wrap up the class with some resources to help you continue to develop your gardening skills and enjoyment.

Where to Go From Here!
00:41