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Production Journal

Hello again Chef Fan’s! This production journal is a list of links to everything that I made while in Extending the Seasons. I have included not only my thoughts but also ideas of different way to use each item that I made. Enjoy! Cured Meat or Fish Item(s) you prepared: Duck Prosciutto Observations: It was […]

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Bruschetta in a Jar

Yield: about 2 (8oz) Jars   Ingredients: 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/8 cup water 1 Tbsp sugar 2 Tbsp basil 2 Tbsp oregano 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 3-1/2 cups chopped cored plum tomatoes 2 (8 oz) half pint glass preserving jars with lids and bands […]

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Pickled Ginger, Japanese Style (Sushoga)

Ingredients: 4oz                              Ginger (preferably young) 1tsp                              Salt (non-iodized) 4oz                              Rice vinegar 1T                                Sugar 1T                                Water   Procedure: Peel and slice ginger using the mandoline Combine with salt in a colander and let sit for two hours Dry ginger Combine vinegar, sugar and water and mix until sugar is dissolved Place ginger in a sterilized jar […]

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Fermented Pickles

Ingredients: 2#                    Pickling cucumbers 2 cloves           Garlic, crushed 2T                    Sea Salt 1 bu                 Dill 4 cups              Water, filtered or bottled (not tap) ½ T                  Black Peppercorns 1tsp                 Red pepper flakes   Procedure:     Wash and dry the cucumbers Trim each end 1/16 of an inch Add water to pickler* Add salt and mix well Arrange […]

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Low- Acid Carrots

Ingredients: 2-3 #                            Carrots per quart  or approx 3/1/2 cups trimmed/prepared vegetables per quart As needed                   Salt As needed                   Water   Procedure: Hot pack method Wash vegetables well and trim to a uniform size Place carrots in a pot and cover with water and bring to a boil Simmer for 5 minutes Pack hot […]

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Bread-and-Butter Pickles

Ingredients: 6 #                               Pickling cucumbers 4 to5 inch 1#                                Onions, thinly sliced 1⁄2 cup or tt                 Salt As needed                   Crushed or cubed ice 4 cups                          Cider vinegar 41⁄2 cups                     Sugar 2 tablespoons              Mustard seed 11⁄2 tablespoons          Celery seed 1 tablespoon                Turmeric, ground As needed                   “Chili” product (optional) As needed                   Ice, crushed Procedure: Wash […]

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