We live in Forest Hill, Queens. It’s pretty urban here — while not as industrial as Western Queens (like Long Island City), or as suburban as Eastern Queens (like Douglaston), we straddle the line between the city and the suburbs,
As some of you know, I have committed to [hot water bath] canning one seasonal ingredient per month for all 12 months of 2010 as part of The Tigress Can Jam. For the May Can Jam, we were given a
Aye dios mio! It’s been a sprint of a month–and sadly, another without a post!! I’ve been busy: working on my CSA‘s membership drive, helping to organize the Queens Green Alliance’s Earth Day Fair, and building up my acupuncture practice.
Let me just start by saying that I am no pro canner. Yes, I dabble, I have the special canning tongs and lid-lifter-magnet, and I have performed the canning process a handful of times, but it was never anything too