Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Food Preservation?


[Photograph: Robyn Lee]

Update: This quiz is closed as of August 26, 2013.

Rewind 100 years and consider what you would be eating this time of year. Probably not the juicy strawberries you got from the grocery store—instead, a jar of sugared strawberries or strawberry jam you made by preserving those berries for later, when the temperature dipped. Though pickling, freeze-drying, smoking, and other forms of food preservation were a way of survival before, now they've become more of fun, crafty projects. The kitchen has become a workshop space for food lovers to produce hand-labeled, artisanal creations. But how much do you really know about the work that goes into it? Take the quiz! »