Category Archives: Canning and Preserving

ZUCCHINI SPREAD (Kabachkovaya Ikra)

Summer is here, my garden is overflowing with vegetables. This is a perfect time for canning, so we can enjoy them later in the year when fresh vegetables are only a memory. Zucchini Spread or Kabachkovaya Ikra is a very traditional Slavic food. There were times in former Soviet Union when the shelves in stores were empty,… Continue reading »


  Today, canning and pickling considered as a form of art, as everything we can possibly think of can be bought in stores. There are many reasons why people returning to the crafts and arts of yesteryear. Preserving food was a greatest challenge throughout the years. How nice is to serve your favorite summertime fruits or… Continue reading »