It embarrasses me that just this year it occurred to me that if I could buy canned pumpkin I could probably can it myself. Up until then I’d either have to think ahead enough to go get a squash from the root cellar, split, clean, roast, scoop out, and mash the meat before I could even begin to think about […]Read more ›
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After a family dinner last summer my daughter, Megan Anna, told me I should write down my tomato sauce recipe. I’d been making sauce that afternoon and we used it in supper to top our polenta with sauteed broccoli and tromboncini squash. My sauce is always a bit of this and a bit of that so I found writing instructions […]Read more ›
Preserving food takes a bit of summer and stores it in a jar. I used to be afraid of pressure canning, certain I would blow up my kitchen or poison my family. I’m guessing that fear came from food companies working to convince me that canning was an arduous drudgery and dangerous besides, so I’d best buy Del Monte beans […]Read more ›