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Practical Preserving: Strawberry Applesauce

When I first started canning, each project was its own nice, neat, contained experience. I would shop for produce, make a recipe, process it in appropriate jars, photograph it, and share it here. However, over the course of the last five years, my approach has shifted a little bit. While I do still occasionally pick […]

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Spicy Quick Pickled Cucumbers

In yesterday’s post about fancy salts, I mentioned that I would be sharing a couple of tasty ways to use these more esoteric salts in batches of pickles. This first recipe is one that uses a generous teaspoon of fleur de sel (though you can also use kosher salt if that’s what you’ve got) to […]

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Giveaway: Foundation Salt Set from The Meadow

Salt has forever been an essential ingredient in food preservation. It plays a key role in pickling, whether you’re fermenting or using vinegar, and has also long been used to preserve meat and fish. As canners, one of the things we often hear is that pickling salt is the only way to go. And while […]

Links: More Kumquats, Pickled Cabbage, and a Winner

Scott had a birthday late last week and so we’ve had an long weekend of celebration and much indulgent eating. It’s been fun, but I’m looking forward to getting back to a life that involves a few more vegetables and a bit less birthday cake and french fries. Other than that, it’s been all book […]

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An Update on the Canning 101/New to Canning Plan

Several weeks back, I wrote a post asking for feedback about my Canning 101 and New To Canning categories. It’s taken me a little bit of time to digest all the questions and figure out how to tackle them. I found that they shake out into about ten categories (though one is something of a […]

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Upcoming Classes: Reading Terminal Market! Western Mass! Wyebrook Farm!

Though tomatoes and peaches are finished, there’s still plenty to be canning this time of year. Come take a class and preserve the fruits of autumn. October 29 – Chutney making class with the Fair Food Farmstand at Reading Terminal Market. We’ll make a batch of apple pear chutney (using all local fruit) from 6-8 pm in […]

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