There was a period in the South where everyone knew how to jam, can, preserve and pickle. Southerners knew how to preserve just about everything using all natural household ingredients and every home would have pantries stocked with jars of canned vegetables, fruits and everything in-between. Learning how to pickle, or to brine, is very simple and doesn’t require any special tools. The best part about learning how to pickle is getting to experiment with creating your very own Southern brine recipes.
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Encouraged by our “success” with the peach honey and inspired by an amazing deal on fresh blueberries, my wife decided our next endeavor would be Blueberry Preserves. Unlike the last time with the peaches, we felt like we were walking into things with a little experience under our belts. Armed with a bit of confidence, we chose Paula Dean’s blueberry lemon preserve recipe.