Homework. What you can prepare in the middle of winter

To make for winter home preparations - Russian tradition, which has been followed from time immemorial. Today, even in winter almost all mushrooms, berries, vegetables and fruits can be bought all the year round, but home "reserves" without any preservatives and coloring agents are certainly always better. The main thing is to prepare and store products correctly.

Homework in the middle of winter

  Of course, the time for rolling up cans with raznosolami and jams - it's summer and autumn. But in our time, when even in the middle of December you can get a bucket of strawberries or a package of blackberries, home preparations - not a problem.

  • Someone already ran out of old stock after the raids of adult children.
  • Someone did not have time to stock up for the winter with pickles and compotes.
  • And someone just gets pleasure from the cooking process.
  • In any case, there is nothing better than the winter to the boiled potatoes to open a jar of crispy pickles and put sauerkraut in buckets.

What winter can do procurement?

  From grandmothers and mothers, we got a lot of recipes for home preparations. To argue about how much garlic and dill sprigs put in a jar of cucumbers, it makes no sense. The main question in the winter - from what products can you make blanks, and whether it is really possible to find them during the cold season.

This vegetable is sold all year round. Of course, gherkins can hardly be found, and long-fruit "shells" do not fit even into a three-liter jar, but you can find medium-sized pimpled cucumbers in any store.

The options of pieces of cucumbers:

Recipe harvesting of cucumbers: Cucumbers in pumpkin-Apple juice

  • Pumpkin juice – liter
  • Apple juice – 300 ml
  • Cucumbers
  • Salt – 50 g
  • Sugar 50 g.

Cucumbers to wash, pass with boiling water, lay in a jar (3l). Prepare brine from pumpkin and apple juice, sugar-salt, bring to a boil. Cucumbers pour boiling brine, leave for five minutes. Brine to drain, boil again. The procedure is repeated three times, after which the can is rolled up.

Tomatoes can also be bought today anywhere and any varieties, from bovine hearts to cherries. Of course, they will not be as succulent as in the summer, but they will be suitable for workpieces.

Options pieces of tomatoes:

Recipe harvesting of tomatoes: Eggs from green tomatoes

Bake in the oven (or fry) carrots, onions, tomatoes and parsley root. Cool, chop through a meat grinder, add sauce, spices, salt-sugar. Mix and put into a saucepan. Then bring to a boil, ready to disintegrate the cans (sterilized), cover with dry lids and sterilize for about an hour. After the roll.

Berries and fruits

Cranberries and lingonberries are sold in winter everywhere. Not a problem, too - strawberries, blackberries, raspberries and other berries. With fruit - even easier. Pears, apples, kiwi, grapes, citrus and much more - a phenomenon quite common for the winter.

The options of pieces of berries and fruit:

Recipe for fruit preparations and fruit Compote of mandarins

Tangerines to clear of veins and skins, to divide into segments. Boil the syrup, blanch the mandarins for about thirty seconds. Put the tangerines in the cans, pour the syrup, add a few crusts for the flavor. Cover with lids, sterilize half an hour, twist, turn the jars.

This product lies in winter on every counter in any quantity. Dill, parsley, coriander, onion green, and here and there and celery with basil.

The options of pieces of greenery:

Recipe soup filling of greens

  • Celery – 50 g
  • Dill, parsley, leeks – 100 g
  • Carrots – 100 g
  • Tomatoes – 100 g
  • Salt – 100 g

Root and peel the root vegetables and cut them: tomatoes with carrots - mugs, parsley with celery - lobules, greens to finely chop leaves. Mix with salt, put in jars, alternating greens and tomatoes in rows so that they are completely covered with juice. Close with parchment paper, or roll up the lid.

Perhaps, one of the most Russian vegetables, without which no winter passes. For blanks, you can use not only white cabbage, but also colored, red, kohlrabi.

The options of pieces of cabbage:

Recipe for homemade harvesting of cauliflower

  • One kg of cauliflower
  • Salt - 20 g;
  • Tomatoes – 750 g
  • Allspice – 5 peas
  • Sugar – 20 g
  • Coriander seeds – half teaspoon.

Rinse cauliflower, cut off excess (spoiled) and disassemble on the inflorescence. Blanch for about three minutes in boiling water acidified with citric acid (1L: 1d), cool, expand into cans (sterilized). For pouring: finely chopped tomatoes to heat in a saucepan over low heat, wipe through a sieve. In the resulting mass (juice) add spices, sugar, salt, bring to a boil and keep on the fire for a couple of minutes. Hot juice pour in cans of cabbage and after a ten-minute sterilization roll. Turn the jars down with a throat, cool naturally.

Each forward-looking hostess necessarily makes preparations from this vegetable for the winter.

The options of pieces of beets.

Prescription blanks from beets: salad soup into four banks 0.5

  • Beets – 750 g
  • Peppers, onions, carrots – 250 g
  • Tomatoes – 250 g
  • The sugar is 1.75 tbsp
  • Parsley, dill – 50 g
  • Salt is 0.75 tbsp
  • Vegetable oil – 50 ml
  • Water – 125 ml
  • Vinegar – 37 ml (9%).

Beetroot and carrots cut into strips (grate on a large grater), onion and pepper - cubes, chop the greens. Scalded tomatoes with boiling water in cold water, remove the skin, finely chop. Put the carrots in the cast-iron cauldron in vegetable oil for about five minutes, add onion and fry for another seven minutes, stirring. Pour the water into the cauldron, add the beets, mix, and simmer for another 15 minutes. Add the pepper and tomatoes, mix, pour in the sugar and salt, add the vinegar, mix, cover and simmer for ten minutes. Add the greens and simmer for another ten minutes. The resulting hot mass is expanded into cans (sterilized and dry). Close lids, turn over, wrap.

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