[Homestead] butternut ideas
jeanne13 at earthlink.net
Sun Jun 27 12:04:39 EDT 2010
I use the food saver attachment to seal my jars. Lids and rings can both be reused. 220 degrees destroys the enzymes and in my little house with no air conditioning I try not to turn the oven on at all!
Just my 2 cents worth.
Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2010 11:52 AM
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Subject: Re: [Homestead] butternut ideas
What brand/type of half gallon jars? I have the 'golden harvest'
squarish type from the days of milking goats, but will these work? Mine
have plastic lids-not sure that they would hold up to 220 degrees, or
will they? Are other lids available somewhere?
> I just slice with the madolin. I don't rehydrate, that happens in the
> cooking process. You might think about the canning though. Sure is
> nice to have a jar to drain, whiz in the blender, add a little cream
> and have a yummy butternut squash soup.
> For dehydrated stuff and rice, flour, etc., I then "dry" can it in
> half gallon jars. 200/220 degrees, 20 minutes. Turn off the oven,
> open the door and by the time the jars are cooled the lids will have
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