Dill

Dill gives bland foods a bunch of flavour: home pickled veggies, pan-fried fish, potato salad. The herb is a fairly forgiving plant once it gets out of the seedling phase. You want to place dill in full sunlight. Ideally, the soil should be somewhere in the 5.5-6.5 ph range, moist and well-drained. Dill plants can […]

Quick Pickling

Pickling is a preservation method that comes from fermentation (either open air or canned, which require different methods) or the addition of a vinegar brine (which is essentially what you get from fermentation as bacteria produce vinegar). Fermentation as a process is risky since deadly pathogens can develop, primarily the toxin botulism, if the wrong […]