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{Giveaway} Are You Ready for Summer Canning?

July 14th, 2012 · 12 Comments

We take a brief intermission from our FRESHFARM Markets Week to share the news of National Can-It-Forward Day, sponsored by Ball. Today, experts from Ball are sharing canning tips on live WebTV and on Twitter (search: #canitforward). While I’ve averaged just one or two batches of preserves each of the past couple summers, I can [...]

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Tags: at market · giveaway · preserving

At Market: Two Minute Asparagus (and West End Market Opening Day)

May 14th, 2011 · 41 Comments

Yes, I’m still harping on asparagus. For a moment at the market this morning I hesitated, knowing we won’t be in town for the whole week and thinking I might not get to cooking it. And then I caved and bought just one little bunch of perfectly tender little stalks from Black Rock Orchard. What [...]

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Tags: at market · preserving · recipes · spring · vegetables

{Preserving Summer} Bourbon Peach Jam

August 27th, 2010 · 5 Comments

I mentioned we recently went peach picking at Hollin Farms in Fauquier County, Virginia. Unfortunately my preserving aspirations exceeded my hands-free time during the week (one so quickly forgets how time-consuming infants can be) so sadly we lost a few to spoilage before I got a chance to put up a batch of jam. (We [...]

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Tags: fresh from the... · fruit · local farms · preserving · recipes

Preserving Summer: Tomato Jam

August 31st, 2009 · 9 Comments

Our Potomac Vegetable Farms CSA bag was full of ripe summer tomatoes last week, after a slow and soggy start to tomato season here in Virginia. Unfortunately, we were leaving town the day after our pick-up. Of course, that was also the day we got the notice that the boxes of surplus canning tomatoes were [...]

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Tags: CSA · cooking with kids · preserving · recipes · tomato · vegetables

Preserving Summer: Plum Honey Vanilla Jam

September 12th, 2008 · 5 Comments

After conquering my fear of canning, the next item on my kitchen project list was making jam. I had recently stumbled across this lovely Green Gage Plum & Vanilla Jam recipe at Chez Pim which sounded simple enough. I had some green Shiro plums and Italian prune plums to work with. I really wanted to [...]

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Tags: preserving · recipes