Category Archives: plums

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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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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Weekend canning adventure.

A trip to the market today, early morning, hoping to beat the rush.  Foiled!  Those old folks get up early! I bought cheddar from the cheese vendor, rustic bread from a local bakery, two baskets of plums (I should really … Continue reading

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Plum-ing the depths. And the heights. (If you can do that)

Last week I bought a bunch of plums.  I had a notion to can a few quarts in honey syrup, as per the process on Food in Jars. As ever, her way of doing things is simple and effective.  Don’t … Continue reading

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