Pomona’s Pectin Book Review and Strawberry-Vanilla Preserves

Pomona's Pectin Book Review

I want to let you in on a secret – I’m an armchair canner. I curl up on the couch and page through books full of beautiful jams, jellies and pickles. Then imagine how it would feel to have pantry full of goodies and think about stirring some blueberry jam in my winter oatmeal. Or another scenario that wearing a […]

Monday Basics: Preserving Tomatoes Without the Cans

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It’s the end of the tomato season, but there is still time for you to stash some organic heirloom tomatoes away for a chilly winter day.

It’s Time to Preserve the Harvest Again: Diced Tomatoes

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Last year I posted this when I was working on recipes for my book. This was my canning work around. I hate having the stove on when it’s hot outside. But I wanted to enjoy cheap, organic heirlooms all winter and spring – and I did! Another plus is that you can freeze heirlooms that […]