Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

Margaret Lauterbach (
Sun, 30 Jul 2000 13:47:24 -0600

>That's exactly what I did. Put the sirloin steak in a gallon jar, slopped the
>Smoked Pasilla salsa on top of it, then pulled a vacuum on the jar. The tilia
>has a device to seal jars temporarily, ie as long as you want, and that's 
>what I
>used. The vacuum opens the pores of the meat and allows the marinade to get
>inside. Put it in the fridge for a couple of hours and it's like 
>marinating for
>12 hours.
I told Chuck about that, and now he's interested. We do have a vacuum 
thing, and he says it has jar lid capability, so maybe I can get him to 
keep the stuff in an accessible place. My brother even uses him to freeze 
small bunches of grapes when they're cheap. Margaret L