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What Approximately Sixty Pounds of Tomatoes Looks Like

On September 1st, I picked up 100 pounds of tomatoes from a local market who occasionally places special orders for me. I had a number of recipes in mind to make with them and assumed that I’d spend most of Labor Day weekend, peacefully plowing my way through them. Of course, life never really works […]

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Slow Oven-Roasted Roma Tomatoes

I’m elbow-deep in roma tomatoes at the moment, but wanted to drop by with a few words on one of the ways I’m preserving these scrumptious gems. Long, slow roasting in a 200 degree oven. This treatment shrinks their mass, concentrates their flavor and transforms them into something savory and succulent. It is so easy […]

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Canning Whole Peeled Tomatoes

Before tomato season comes to a close, I want to talk about my favorite way to preserve tomatoes. I typically only can them one way – (mostly) whole and peeled, in their own juices. I do them this way because I like the versatility they retain when put up in this manner. Later down the […]

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Upcoming Events: Philly! Princeton! Lancaster!

The book tour frenzy is quieting down, but there are still ways to see me over the next few weeks. If you’ve been thinking about picking up a copy of one of my books for a gift, come on out! September 30, Philadelphia It’s the final meal in the series of preserving-focused dinner at High Street at […]

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Peach Mostarda

In my area, peach season is down to its final days for this year. I spotted a few left at the farmers market this morning and actually passed them by, but only because I am insane and picked up another half bushel over the weekend. I need to make a batch of salsa, and have […]

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Upcoming Events: New York! Philadelphia! Lancaster County!

I’m taking a break from international travel for the next little while, but I still have a few fun classes and events coming up. Here’s where I’ll be over the next few weeks! September 25, Hudson, NY I’m teaching a class at Valley Variety in Hudson, New York. Everyone gets to make a jar of pickled cauliflower and […]

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