Tag Archives: Canning

Tomato Days

The tomatoes have arrived. More pictures of actual processing will be forthcoming.  High priority at the moment is getting them into jars! Advertisements

Posted in Canning | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

My favorite farmer

Occasionally, I am asked where I get all my great deals on organic produce.  The vast majority of what I acquire comes from one man:  Vik. Vik’s family has an organic farm in Wapato.  They primarily market to restaurants and … Continue reading

Posted in Canning, Projects, Still Thinking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Easiest Smooth Applesauce Ever

Last year, I was introduced to the concept of making applesauce in a turkey roaster by Larelle Michener, who blogged about it here. This year, I gave it a whirl.  And boy, while it’s sure nice to have an army … Continue reading

Posted in Canning, Comfort Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Cherry Cobbler

I have always adored pie cherries, sometimes known as ‘sour cherries’. I like sweet cherries fresh when they’re in season, and occasionally frozen in smoothies and in ice cream.  But for pies, cobblers, compotes, crisps or dried… give me pie … Continue reading

Posted in Allergy-Friendly, Baking, Canning, Comfort Food, Desserts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Plum Apricot Ice Cream, Dairy-free

This ice cream is one of my go-to recipes when I need something that is allergen-friendly and simple, and for which I have all the ingredients on hand.  This recipe is inspired by the plum ice cream recipe in “The … Continue reading

Posted in Allergy-Friendly, Desserts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Applesauce: Made And Canned At Home

What with all the ongoing applesauce drama around here, I’ve been feeling pretty good about our annual applesauce extravaganza. If you haven’t heard – Snokist, a major fruit processor in Yakima, Washington, has been found to be selling ‘reprocessed’ moldy … Continue reading

Posted in Allergy-Friendly, Canning, Comfort Food, Projects | Tagged , , , , | 13 Comments

Cider Pressing

Every year, we travel across the state to an orchard owned by family friends to do a bit of cider pressing. The apples aren’t completely organic.  The ground around the trees is sprayed with an herbicide before the apples begin … Continue reading

Posted in Canning, Projects, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments