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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

{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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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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Preserving Summer: Crushed Tomatoes

September 9th, 2008 · 10 Comments

I remember my mom canning when I was young, mostly applesauce and jams. It was an all-day production, at least with the applesauce, and something I never really thought to do myself. But as we’ve been savoring our local summer produce and starting to think about the long winter days just around the corner, it [...]

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