Do Dates Go Bad?
Food preservation

Do Dates Go Bad?

Essentially, dates are the fruit borne from the date palm tree. It is what we refer to as stone fruit. That is to mean that it has only one seed kind of like mangoes and olives. This single seed is covered up by fleshy fruit. Dates were first traced to early Mesopotamia and to date…

Does Honey Go Bad?
Food preservation

Does Honey Go Bad?

Essentially, when we say honey, we mean the natural substance that is sweet and produced by bees using the nectar that they get from flowers or even secretions from plants. An interesting fact about honey is that because the composition of honey usually depends on factors such as the breed of bees and the different…

Does Tea Go Bad?
Food preservation

Does Tea Go Bad?

Let me tell you a really quick story about tea that I actually heard from a friend of mine. Apparently, according to an old adage, tea was first discovered to exist in the years Before Christ. The discovery was made when an Emperor in China, Shen Nong, was boiling some water to drink. As he…

Water Bath Canning.
Food preservation

Water Bath Canning.

Most people use water bath canning to can various foods at home. You can choose to purchase a water bath canner or simply use whatever you have at home. Water bath canning is recommended for high acid foods. Essentially, a water bath canner is a very large pot that has dimensions to hold at least…