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Apple Brandy Apple Butter

I did a bad thing. Well, a very good thing in terms of flavor. I added Apple Jack to my most recent batch of apple butter. For the last two years, I’ve been going to Apple Crest Farms in NH … Continue reading

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Ain’t it Peachy

A few years ago, when I had just started canning, a neighbor passed on a recipe from the 1951 New York Times for brandied peaches. I make them every year, and they make a great gift, or a nice addition … Continue reading

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What I did this summer…

Obviously, this did not include blogging. I did manage to put up plenty of tomatoes and peaches, though, which are my favorite summer foods. I grabbed around 30lbs of tomatoes at the farmer’s market, and 13lbs of peaches from Carlson … Continue reading

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Canning with Booze: Cherries Two Ways

I like cocktails with a built-in snack: a Pimm’s cup with cucumber spears, a gin martini with lots of olives, a Bloody Mary with as much veg as I can fit in the glass (celery and cornichons!).  And cherries, too. … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Pickles, or the Virtues of Impatience

Introduction to creating pickles, refrigerator or pantry storage Continue reading

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