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Upcoming Classes: Online Tonight! Collingswood Tomorrow!

It’s August and I am teaching some classes this month (as well as one in early September)! This week, you’ll find me online, at the Collingswood, NJ library, and in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, August 4 – Live online class via Concert Window! This time, I’ll be talking about pickling (quick, processed, and fermented) starting at […]

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Upcoming Classes: Online! Collingswood! DC! Carlisle!

We are heading into the home stretch of summer. If you haven’t yet pulled out your canning pot this season, consider taking a class to help boost your preservation mojo. I’ve got a handful of in-person classes on the schedule, as well as a pair of live online classes. These online classes have been a […]

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Giveaway: Mrs. Wages Tomato Basket

Friends, the true start of tomato season is upon us. And what better way to get ready for tomato season than with a Mrs. Wages Tomato Mix giveaway. You combine your fresh tomatoes with these mixes (they all have instructions on the back of the packet) and suddenly you’re a salsa, pasta sauce, and Bloody Mary […]

July Canning Classes: Goodwill at Homefields & Christina Maser Co.

It feels a little hard to believe, but I only have two classes left to teach this month (summer seems to be flying by!). Both of these classes are out in the Lancaster area of Pennsylvania. If you’re within a couple hours drive, it’s a great region for a day trip! Here’s all the info! […]

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Upcoming July Classes: Chestnut Hill! Lancaster County! Online!

I’m teaching four classes this month! One is in Philly, two are out in Lancaster County, and one is another live, online class via Concert Window. I’m focusing hard on tomatoes a little earlier in the summer that I normally do, in the hopes of sharing those skills before the season starts rocking. I hope some […]

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Giveaway: New Edition of the Ball Blue Book

The Ball Brothers started making canning jars as we know them in Buffalo, NY in 1884. In 1888, production began in Muncie, Indiana (thanks mostly to an abundance of natural gas and a friendly cadre of local businessmen). And in 1909, they published the first edition of their canning guide and recipe pamphlet. Initial printings […]