Burpee Community - Canning and Preserving http://www.burpee.com/community/forums/canning-and-preserving Burpee Community - Canning and Preserving en-US Burpee //d1l316k04n1hna.cloudfront.net/static/images/burpee-favicon.png 16 16 Burpee http://www.burpee.com/community/ <![CDATA[Last years garlic cloves]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/747/last-years-garlic-cloves Harvested this years garlic which leaves me with the remainder of last years crop within storage.  I never throw the old cloves out - its

a little time consuming but i remove the covering of the individual cloves and there will be a green sprout growing in the center.  Next i take a sharp small knife and slit the clove cutting the green sprout in half - open the split clove and remove any of the green sprout    and save the remainder in a zip lock bag or small dish.

After all cloves have been examined and the sprouts remove - i chop the cloves using a small chopper - mine is about a one cup Rival chopper and its so handy and easy to use.  Place the chopped garlic pieces in a pint or quart jar - and cover  with olive oil - over with a canning lid and place a securing ring to the jar.. 

Next i place the container in the refrigerator and use when ever garlic is sought in a recipe - the head cook in this house loves how easy it is to use when needed....

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/747/last-years-garlic-cloves July 20, 2014
February 8, 2012 February 8, 2012 <![CDATA[Top varieties for canning/preserving ]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/437/top-varieties-for-canning-preserving- What are some good vegetables (types and specific variety names) that are best for canning? Tomatoes, cucumbers, beans, etc.? 

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/437/top-varieties-for-canning-preserving- February 8, 2012
<![CDATA[The garden is ready!]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/698/the-garden-is-ready%21 Most vegetables should be getting ripe.  What are you harvesting?  What do you do when you have surplus?

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/698/the-garden-is-ready%21 August 16, 2013
<![CDATA[Good tomato for canning]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/679/good-tomato-for-canning I have never canned tomatoes before so I am looking for advice. Which tomato variety would be the best for canning, one that produces early and a lot. In Montana I have a short growing season and really don't want to have to pick green tomatoes to bring in the house to ripen.   Thanks ahead of time.

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/679/good-tomato-for-canning August 1, 2013
<![CDATA[Dill weed]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/688/dill-weed Does anyone jknow when the best time to pick dill flowers is and also the foliage. When you pick the foliage should you dry it first  before you make pickles

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/688/dill-weed August 6, 2013
<![CDATA[Canning tomatoes]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/436/canning-tomatoes Hello,

I have TONS of tomatoes that are still coming off the plants here in Zone 6.

I would like some information on how to either can them or a very simple sauce recipe .

http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/436/canning-tomatoes October 26, 2011