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01 December 2013 - Can It Up: December
It may be officially winter in California. Sure, it hasn’t started raining in earnest yet, but the forecast in the Bay Area this week calls for highs only in the upper 50s. Brrrr. Of course, this week, I will be freezing to death in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, much to the confusion of some of my Bay […]
01 December 2013 - Can It Up: Quince Roundup
Ah, quince…an often misunderstood fruit. All weird and astringent when raw, it turns a beautiful rosy color when combined with sugar and cooked gently. I heard from some folks that they had a tough time finding quince in their local markets. Is there a quince shortage?
22 November 2013 - Spicy Quince Chutney
Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Last year, I started giving preserves as holiday gifts to rave reviews. It was purely out of necessity. If you recall, I went wild preserving apricots and peaches last summer in Colorado. When I returned to California, I went on a strawberry rampage, which I kept mostly hidden from you […]
01 November 2013 - Can It Up: November
I’m in some denial that it’s already November. This means that 1. today is the start of the holiday shopping season (unless you’re like me and hand-make your gifts throughout the year) and B. this weekend marks the end of Daylight Saving Time. Boo hoo. October marked my renewed love affair with pears, especially of […]
01 November 2013 - Can It Up: Pears Roundup
I fell back in love with pears this month, especially Warrens. It was inspiring to see how we used them to preserve them this month!