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Cookbooks: Canning, Pickling, and Freezing with Irma Harding

In the 1940s and 1950s, the company International Harvester had a fictional spokesperson named Irma Harding (much like the beloved Betty Crocker). She was the face of their refrigeration division and helped women across the country learn to prepare food for the fridge, freezer, and the canning pot. In recent years, Irma Harding was mostly […]

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Giveaway: Mrs. Wages Pickling Spices and Starters

I’ve been doing a bit of work with the nice folks from Mrs. Wages for at least four summers now. One element of our annual partnership is that they always offer up one or two awesome baskets of their mixes, spices, and starters for me to give away to my equally awesome Food in Jars […]

Links: Pickling Cucumbers, Seven Day Pickles, and Winners

I got back to Philly last Monday morning, met Felicia Day on Tuesday (she was the keynote speaker at a conference my husband organized), dashed around on Wednesday trying to do work and then left town again on Thursday (it was a whirlwind week). The weekend of classes in Boston was terrific (thanks to everyone […]

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My Pickling Video from The Daily

About a month ago, two very nice folks drove down to Philadelphia in a rainstorm and spent a day and a half with me. We wandered around Reading Terminal Market and made multiple batches of pickles and jam. The goal was the production of two short canning videos. The first has just been posted and […]

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Canning 101: On Substituting Salt in Pickling

One question I’ve gotten fairly frequently this summer has been about salt. More precisely, people are wondering how to substitute other types of salt for the pickling salt that most canning recipes call for. I’ve done some thinking and some testing in this area and have come to the conclusion that the best way to […]

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A Handy Helper for Speedy Pickling

Several years ago, Scott and I filmed an episode of Fork You about making risotto with our friend Jessie. We cooked in her kitchen and though the whole day was fun, there’s one part of that shoot that has particularly stuck with me. You see, Jessie had this pot that was the most brilliant thing […]

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