At this time of the year, I get overrun with greens, both cooking and lettuces. Between the greens that come from my CSA to the greens that come on the top of my turnips and my radishes which are way too yummy to just get rid of, I end up with more greens than I […]
Category Archive for 'Preserving'
It’s Spring. The days are getting warmer and when that happens, my mind starts turning to food preservation. I’ve already done some, I’ve dehydrated Cremini and Portobello mushrooms. But there is more to do and much of my canning is not about single ingredients. Unfortunately, most of the orchards and farmers markets in my area […]
I’ve been canning for about three years now. During that time, I get looks of puzzlement when people ask me what my hobbies are and I reply “canning”. People tend to relate canning to frugality and most of them have decided that canning just doesn’t save enough money for the time and effort it takes. […]
I’m a freely admitted control freak. Not in every way, but in a very important way. I want to know and control where my food comes from. The more I learn about the food industry and what they actually sell as “food”, the less and less I choose to spend my food dollars there. About […]