Cooking and Freezing Tips

General Instructions for Freezing Vegetables

General Instructions for Freezing Vegetables Print Courtesy of Homestead Farm Instructions http://www.homestead-farm.net/ Most vegetables can be frozen for approximately a year and still retain their freshness, if they are properly handled. The vegetable must be blanched, which requires submersing the vegetable in a mesh bag, or with a wire basket, into rapidly boiling water for […]

General Instructions for Freezing Fruits

General Instructions for Freezing Fruits Print Courtesy of Homestead Farm Instructions http://www.homestead-farm.net/ Please be aware that fruits are 80% or more water. When frozen, the water expands, and the cell wall breaks, thus changing the texture. Upon thawing, the texture will be mushy. Keep this in mind when determining how to use the frozen product. […]

How to Cook Bison

How to Cook Bison Print Courtesy of Gunpowder Bison and Trading Instructions HOW TO COOK BISON Bison (often referred to as Buffalo ) meat is similar to beef and can be substituted in any beef recipe. Bison does not taste “gamey” in fact it tastes a lot like beef, but tends to have a fuller, […]