Category Archives: Canning
Every year I process a dozen or so quarts of tomatoes. Some are used in stews or soups, but most get cooked down into rich spaghetti sauces as needed throughout the year. But we were finding, to my disappointment, that … Continue reading
First grapes on the Agria vine we planted in Spring 2011. As Raintree promised, it fruited early, growing luscious dark globelets. I like sour fruit, so I have been tasting the grapes for a few weeks now. Last week they … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_1715" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Tomatoes, Dilly Beans, Peaches, Pesto[/caption]
As summer wanes, I am buoyed by the harvest – so beautiful and so productive. This week is tomatoes and peaches (purchased in eastern WA), dilly beans, and pesto.
Last year my sweetie gifted me a comprehensive guide to preserving food; ‘Keeping the Harvest’ by Chioffi & Mead. I have a variety of how-tos, but… Continue reading