Category Archives: Canning

Comfort Me With Apples

I’m a little tardy with my November Can Jam entry, but better late then never, ey? November’s ingredient was apples, and there is only one thing I do with apples, and that’s make applesauce. Applesauce Modified from Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving; Yield: 1 quart, with enough warm applesauce leftover for snacking on. 3 pounds apples, […]
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Grapefruit Chili Marmalade and a Canning Confession

I think I’m finally ready to come out with it: I have a tremendous, completely irrational fear of Clostridium botulinum.  More specifically, my fear is that something I can will harbor botulism, and me or someone else who eats it, over subsequent days, will develop symptoms of botulism, and die. You might think that someone […]
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L’Shana Tova Vanilla Peaches

L’shana Tova to all of you! A sweet and healthy new year! For this month’s Tigress Can Jam ingredient, The Peach, I opted for something simple, yet delicious. A few things led me to go this route: With the holidays over the past week, I’ve been busy and spent a few evenings away from my […]
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August Can Jam: Homemade Ketchup

It’s not August until the tomato crop comes in, so it’s no surprise that this month’s Tigress Can Jam ingredient is the tomato. Fittingly, Golden Earthworm delivered 5 pounds of globe tomatoes with our regular vegetable share this week. Since I’m already getting a large share of plum tomatoes in a couple of weeks that […]
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Bread and Butter Pickles: July Can Jam

This classic pickle couldn’t be easier or more delicious, especially since I made it not only with Golden Earthworm‘s organic cucumbers from this week’s CSA share, but with some from a Square Foot Garden that I’ve been working on with a friend. Since I’m down to the wire with this July Can Jam entry, this […]
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