To preserve ginger root in syrup, peel the ginger, and cut it into slices or chunks. Soak the ginger pieces overnight, and then boil them in a saucepan on the stove. Let the ginger simmer over low heat until it is tender... More »

To make homemade ginger beer, you need 2 ounces of grated fresh ginger, 4 ounces of lemon juice and 6 ounces of simple syrup, along with 1/8 teaspoon of Red Star Pasteur Champagne, commercial baker's or brewer's yeast. Y... More » Food Beverages

Food Network says to make a simple syrup by dissolving 2 cups of sugar in a saucepan of 2 cups of water over medium heat. Once this is completed, remove the syrup from the heat, and allow it to completely cool. Store sim... More » Food Beverages

To preserve nuts at room temperature, sterilize the nuts by freezing them for two days at 0 degrees Fahrenheit to kill pests and their eggs. If you bought the nuts from a store, you don't need to freeze them. Put the nut... More » Food Food Storage

You can preserve harvested horseradish by drying or freezing. To dry, peel and slice the root into uniformly thick pieces. This can be done using a food processor or knife. Spread the horseradish in a single layer on par... More » Food Food Storage

Preserve decorative gourds by first washing them in bleach water and wiping them dry or wiping them with bleach disinfecting cloths to prevent mold. Cure the gourds in a warm room for 10 days to six months, depending on ... More » Food Food Storage

Food preservation is essential because it extends the length of time during which the food is nutritionally viable and safe to eat. Most fresh fruits, vegetables and animal products spoil quickly without refrigeration, d... More »