When I saw these tins of early 1900's canned food memories of early years came forth. No....I'm not THAT old. When my parents moved into a century farm in the 1960's the pantry still had tins of food from the previous owners. I remember the same tins of Damson plums and the Quaker tomatoes.
Canning is a method of preserving food in which the food contents are processed and sealed in an airtight container. Canning provides a typical shelf life ranging from one to five years, although under specific circumstances a freeze-dried canned product, such as canned, dried lentils, can last as long as 30 years in an edible state.
In 1795 the French military offered a cash prize of 12,000 francs for a new method to preserve food. Nicolas Appert...
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Barbara McMahon is an artist that paints and photographs the beauty, the humanity and the unseen moments on this planet with a passion that is deeply rooted within her psyche. From an early age, Barbara felt and saw what seemed unnoticed by others. Usually inspired by something she has witnessed in nature or by the emotions evoked by music or human and animal connection, Barbara is compelled to capture that scene with a passion and desire to share with as many people as possible.
Barbara paints in watercolour, oil and acrylic to portray her visions, but of...
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