Gifts of August that are worth preserving

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August is the height of canning season. This month, juicy tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, squash, and beans grow. A variety of preparations are prepared from vegetables: tomato paste, adjika, lecho, vegetable salads and marinades.

Using a juicer, you can squeeze juice out of tomatoes – a favorite treat for children and adults.

Towards the end of the month, carrots ripen. It can be grated and frozen in the refrigerator for later use in borscht and soups.

Apples, pears, and plums ripen in August. They are used to make preserves, preserves, jams, and can also be preserved whole in jars or frozen.Gifts of August that are worth preserving

Melon deserves special attention. It makes an original aromatic jam. If you love canned watermelon, then August is the time to stock up on this delicacy. You can make kvass, juice or compote from watermelons.

You can make a delicious compote from grapes. And roll the melon pieces in sweet syrup.

In September you can continue to make preparations. Many people celebrate the beginning of the “velvet season” by canning cauliflower, bell peppers, eggplants, cucumbers and tomatoes.