Category Archives: jam

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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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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Just peachy

I’ve been canning for the past month.  It all began with peaches, moved into various forms of tomato products, shifted to pickles (cucumbers only) and has now turned to a quick adventure in plums.  It was all partly inspired by Food … Continue reading

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Home on the range?

It took some time to figure out what to call this blog.  I had to discard things like “urban homesteading” because it was too precious and bourgeois (and like most of the bourgeoisie, I don’t want to appear bourgeois!).  At … Continue reading

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