Category Archives: preserves

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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And so to wrap up

It’s the end of NaBloPoMo.  I have had a month of rambling on.  Here goes the reflections, things I didn’t talk about, things I did, and things yet to come.  I’ll be off for a few days (avoiding the blogosphere) … 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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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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Risking more wrath of the gods. Thanks, Port Colborne.

So I had intended to go to the local market yesterday to buy some stuff to “put up” (apples for sauce and corn for freezing), but got into some work work that I really went to town on.  I thought … 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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Why brewing and canning?

A friend recently asked me if my adventures in Canning had something to do with my adventures in Brewing.  I capitalize the terms because it’s love, sweet love. The answer is yes, sort of.  I mentioned reasons in my first … Continue reading

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