By Grit Staff
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia — Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own homemade wines? Take a two-hour class with the “father of Virginia wine” Gabriele Rausse on Saturday, July 8. Discover the ins and outs of winemaking, from harvesting great grapes to bottling your best batch. Join others at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center for this fun and informative workshop.
Go to Monticello to reserve your spot.
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.