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Understanding and Making Kimchi

What is kimchi? Kimchi is a flavorful, sour, salty mix of fermented vegetables and seasonings that plays an important role in Korean culture. There are more than 200 variations of kimchi; the types of ingredients and the preparation method have a profound impact on the taste. Napa cabbage, radishes, green […]

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Making Pickles

by P. Kendall and C. Schultz * (10/11) Quick Facts… Use only fresh, blemishfree fruits and vegetables and up-to-date, research-based recipes. Use pure, granulated, noniodized canning or pickling salt, high-grade vinegar of 5 percent acidity, and fresh spices. Process pickled products in a boiling water bath for the altitude-adjusted length of time […]

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Making Jellies

by P. Kendall and M. Lees-Cooley * (10/11) Quick Facts… Jams and jellies can be made from imperfect fruit (not suited for freezing or canning) as long as the fruit is not overripe, spoiled or moldy. Use three-fourths firm-ripe and one-fourth underripe fruit to make jams and jellies without added pectin. Use […]