Category Archives: canning

Raspberry Pepper Jam 2.0

*Note I’m re-posting this today to take part in Robin’s Thursday’s Kitchen Cupboard. Find out how others are preserving and using their harvest at her site. Thanks for hosting it Robin!* I love the contrast of colors when the pepper … Continue reading

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Red Onions & Pickles

I planted Red Marble onions this year for use in my bread and butter pickles. Unfortunately they haven’t done very well. Here’s a photo of them in the onion bed on Sunday. They have all fallen over while the Varsity … Continue reading

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Cherries and Berries

Last Saturday Matt and I went to pick sour cherries at Poverty Lane Orchards.  We do have a sour cherry tree in our yard, but it won’t produce enough to make the jam, and pies we wanted to make.   We … Continue reading

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Canning Strawberries

Last Tuesday, I went strawberry picking with some friends. I came home with three flats of strawberries, over 30 lbs, for freezing and canning. These three flats became: 6 quarts of frozen berries 2 batches of strawberry gelato (1 completed, … Continue reading

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Canning Mangos

They said in the NY Times last week that is mango season.  I think the season began last month.  Our local store had mangoes on sale for 69 cents each. So I bought 12 or more and set them out … Continue reading

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