Cooking With Kids at the Monticello Gardens
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – Help inspire young children to enjoy gardening and cooking when you bring them to the Let’s Go Cook workshop at Jefferson’s Monticello. Get hands-on experience harvesting from the Monticello gardens and turning the produce into delicious meals that both adults and children can enjoy. Adults cost $12, and children between 5 and 11 years old are $9. Go to Monticello.org for more information.
Quick Pickling or Lacto-Fermentation: Which Food Preservation Method is Right for You?
The author’s fermented sauerkraut Photo by Jenny Underwood Last month, I wrote about some very common and useful food preservation methods. Just like everything, each method has its pros and cons. This installment will address some more of my favorite preservation methods: lacto-fermentation and quick pickling. These two methods have been around for ages. Who […]
Fall Fungi: Safely Forage and Prepare Autumn Mushrooms
Most folks think of “shroomin” or hunting wild mushrooms in the spring, but fall mushrooms are often more plentiful and need less cleaning since many of them grow on trees and old wood instead of on the ground.
Vegetable Processing and Preservation
Process and preserve vegetables by sticking with what you know to keep what you grow.