Category Archives: apples

Winter time… uncap the goodies

Until the snow flies, I feel it untimely to begin digging into the preserves.  So in some ways, I’m quite happy that it has become cold and snowy so early this year.  In many ways, of course, I’m not too … Continue reading

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Where do I begin?

I have about nine jars of peaches in the basement.  I have probably twice that many jars of apple sauce, and far fewer jars of apple preserves, plum preserves and canned plums.  I want to begin eating my fruit, but … Continue reading

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She’s so excider, and she just can’t hide ‘er

Post title with apologies to the guys from Food Jammers. In February, when KEL hit a milestone birthday, she rounded up friends and family and asked them to give her challenges that she would have to achieve in the subsequent … Continue reading

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Na blo po mo kickoff

I’m trying to write a post a day for the month of November, for Na Blo Po Mo. It can get difficult, especially since this blog is about canning and brewing, and I’ve been easing up in the canning and … Continue reading

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Core values

Fun purchase day.  I bought a core-er.  Is that a word?  Decided I needed one because after doing all those apples, I was getting tired of the cutting around the core.  I’m sure this will not be a perfect solution, … Continue reading

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It wasn’t even Friday the 13th…

Yesterday was a bad day.  It was looking good, but then it got bad.  Relatively.  Well, okay, it was just another day, no buildings were hit by jets or earthquakes split the earth nearby.  Just, in the grand scheme of … Continue reading

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