Home Canning, More Quality Information.

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This next post was taken from Backwoods Home Blog. written by Lee 01-18-2010.  We don’t like taking information from another blog but when it comes to canning and safety we feel

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CHEF TALK Canning and Retort in the Culinary World and at Home. PART 2

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CHEF TALK Canning and retort in the culinary world and at home In part 1 about retort or canning of food products, I explained the importance of temperatures and cooking

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VALENTINES DAY and VACUUM PACKING Valentine’s Day, a day for romance and surprising loved ones with something special. I did a bit of research about the history of Valentine’s Day and

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CHEF TALK Retort and the Culinary Consequences Part 1

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CHEF TALK Retort and the culinary consequences Unlike ‘Pasteurized’ cooked meat products where the survival of heat resistant micro organisms is accepted, the aim of sterilization is the destruction of

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CHEF TALK, CHINESE NEW YEAR!

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CHEF TALK CHINESE NEW YEAR  On the 31st of January, our Chinese friends celebrate the most auspicious festival of their calendar year. The Lunar year, as the Chinese New year

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Boiling Home – Canned Foods!

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Taken from the March / April 2010 Backwoods Home Magazine. “Ask Jackie Boiling home-canned foods Have always seen specific instructions to be sure to boil home canned vegetables for a certain

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Re-Heat Before You Eat! Home Canning Safety.

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This article was taken from the March April 2011 Backwoods Home Magazine.   Thanks goes to our attentive and caring customer who sent us this information.  🙂 Under Ask Jackie

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CHEF TALK – PIZZA TIME

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CHEF TALK, PIZZA TIME 2014 The holidays are over. I hope that you can look back on your holidays with a smile but now it is back to business. It

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Retort Canning and the Scientific Information.

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Retort Canning, there is no official scientific information for home users by the FDA or USDA.  The scientific information is for commercial users using an autoclave.  A home canner is

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Living on a Budget

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Living on a Budget My name is Sue Adams and I work part time for VacuPack. I work for them a few hours a week, as I am retired and

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What Is Healthy Food?

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WHAT IS HEALTHY FOOD When I spoke, about the Primal and Paleo diets in my last article, I promised to dedicate my next article on the same subject. I concluded

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Vacuum Sealing Vegetables

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Vacuum Sealing Vegetables Remembering the days.  The days when my grandmother use to can vegetables!  It was a huge and mysterious process, involving a number of glass jars, rubber gaskets and

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Bitcoins Accepted

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BitCoins Accepted at VacUpack PMG VacUpack is happy to become an authorized Bitcoin retailer.  Many of our vacuum sealing products can now be purchased using Bitcoins.  In 2014 we hope

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CHEF TALK, Part 2

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CHEF TALK FROM ME TO YOU My aim in CHEF TALK is to share some of my cooking experiences with you and to provide insight and ideas as to how

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TO ALL CHRISTMAS DINNER COOKING HOME CHEFS, PART 2

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING SOON When you have read part 1 of Christmas is coming soon, I assume that you are convinced that pre-preparation of your Christmas dinner with the vacuum

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Heard of Sous-vide? Tasty, Juicier Food Made Possible by Vacuum Sealing

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Heard of Sous-vide? Tasty, Juicier Food Made Possible by Vacuum Sealing Some of you might be intimidated by the fancy name sous-vide, which is becoming a quite popular method for

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TO ALL CHRISTMAS DINNER COOKING HOME CHEFS, Part 1

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                                    CHRISTMAS IS COMING SOON                

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HOLIDAY TIME-SAVER COOKING IDEAS

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HOLIDAY TIME-SAVER COOKING IDEAS Holiday cooking is a chore that must be done but it doesn’t have to be a bad chore.  With a few time saving ideas, it will

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Sous-Vide Cooked Meals. The Basic Understanding of the Process.

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Sous-Vide, exactly what is it?  Used in many gourmet restaurants, sous-vide is a modern cooking technique which involves cooking food that is vacuum sealed in airtight plastic pouches at a

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Saving Money, while Enjoying Great Holiday Meals!

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Saving Money, while Enjoying Great Holiday Meals! For some the holidays are a great time to celebrate and enjoy the season.  For others it can be a daunting task to

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CHEF TALK, FAST FOOD AT HOME

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CHEF TALK   FAST FOOD AT HOME Many among us love fast food, just pass by at the drive – through and pick up your favorite burger, pizza slice or

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CAN SOUS-VIDE COOKING MAKE A HOME CHEF FAMOUS

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 CAN SOUS-VIDE COOKING MAKE A HOME CHEF FAMOUS Ok, you have invited some of your best friends for dinner, now you need to decide what to cook to prove that

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HACCP Plans Find the links here!

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A full explanation from wikipedia is below. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazard_analysis_and_critical_control_points Hazard analysis and critical control points, or HACCP /ˈhæsʌp/, is a systematic preventive approach to food safety and allergenic, chemical, and biologicalhazards in production processes that can cause

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Vacuum Seal Food and Sous Vide Cooking.

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From= www.officialvacupack.comVacuum-Sealed Food Is Perfect For Sous Vide Style Cookingby Stephen DanielsWord Count: 408Keywords: vacuum sealer, vacuum packer, home vacuum packersCooking vacuum-sealed foods sous vide style is not a new method, but

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Give us a call we have what you are looking for in vacuum sealing.  1-800-227-3769

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Free SousVide Cooking Web Site Recipe

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We now have a free recipe web site with over $5,500 different recipes.  Check it out:  http://www.sousvide-cooking.com

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What does a bad retort pouch look like?

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One of the biggest questions we get is “How do I know if a bag is bad or not, if it is safe to eat?”  1) The bag is leaking

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Happy Holidays 2012

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2013 From PMG 

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Small Batch Retort Canning

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Over the summer our little garden only produces a few tomatos, beets, carrots, and so on a day.  After we eat what we want for that day. There is never really

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Retort Bags vs Mylar for Canning

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How does one know if they are buying actual retort bags designed for canning or Mylar bags not designed for canning?  Although big companies have retort bags made in any

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Bad Retorts!

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We have had several people ask how can one tell if a retort bag has gone bad?  The answers are: Can you smell the product? There should be no odor just

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Successful Retort Canning

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Over the past 4 years since we were introduced to the retort canning bag. Here is a few tips for success.  The credit goes to our many customers who have

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SousVide-Cooking Site

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We have a new web site. SousVide-Cooking.com  The site has over 5,500 free recipes for the taking.  Add your recipe or take a few it is free enjoy.  SousVide-Cooking.com

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Sous Vide Cooking, A truly unique kitchen technology

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Sous Vide Cooking A truly unique kitchen technology There’s stovetop cooking, baking, crockpot cuisine, rotisserie-style, barbecue grilling…and then there’s sous vide. Originating in France, this cooking style has been used

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Retort Canning, Basic Information

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Retort Canning Retort canning is a widely used, safe way of commercial canning foods, typically for retail use. Retort pouch bags are used for canning, a process fast becoming an

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