Category Archives: Canning

(Mis)Adventures in Dandelion Jelly

Until a few days ago, I’d heard of dandelion salads and wines, but never dandelion jelly. The idea intrigued me so much, I set about making it today. [..]

Canning, Food, From the Garden, Nature, Recipe , , ,

A Visit from Heather

My long-lost wonderful friend Heather decided to visit from the Chicago area yesterday, and boy howdy did we ever have a full day. Apart from catching up on [..]

Canning, Community, Food, From the Garden, Gardening, Planning

Pickles for Mom, Pickles for You!

My mom’s financial and health situation right now is dire. She’s at risk for losing her home and she’s already lost her career as the result of being [..]

Canning, Fermented Foods, Food, From the Garden, Gardening, Gluten-Free, Harvest, Vegetarian , ,

Making Pickles, Part Next of (N)

The dills I made for Mike got to a point yesterday I deemed “finished.” They are salty and garlicky and pretty tasty, but not quite my thing. Three [..]

Canning, Fermented Foods, Food, From the Garden, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian

Making Pickles, Part 1 of (N)

In our last episode, we saw A Giant Pile of Cucumbers. All told, it yielded about six pounds of sliced cucumber – with another 2.5 pounds left untouched. [..]

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