Preserving Food

Tigress can jam: a food blog challenge!

this past few months we’ve talked about the trend of canning, witnessed the beginning of the canvolution and a rise in the blogosphere of...

Curried Green Zebras

the tomatoes! and while i'm on the subject of tomatoes...oh how i loved him (R.I.P) he was so beautiful, inside and out. ahem. ok, so...

Sweet butter

8 gallons of cream (plus 2 gallons of buttermilk). If you were following along here then you may know that i drove to vermont early this...

Onions pickled pink

I must admit these onions were not the only things pickled pink this weekend. also pickled & fermented pinkly were these beets and this sauerkraut (which turned...

Can jam January round-up: Citrus

(photo diane d'angelo) Remember that brady bunch episode where jan was going through middle sister angst? "all i ever hear is... marsha, marsha, marsha!" I wonder what...

Onionz limone chutney

Let me tell ya the story about onionz limone. ya see, onionz was a big talker. until one day, the boss told me to...

Cucurbits!

Squash, melons, cukes... I love their mischievous ways and dr. seuss looks from leaf to fruit. so imagine my delight when ms gloria of laundry etc. used...

Cultured butter (and créme fraîche)

Iam happy to report that sore shoulders (me) churner's elbow (M) and one broken lehman's best butter churn later, M and i have buttered...

Apple Pectin (& confiture de vieux garçon)

Johnny appleseed is my homey. Well, at least he would have been if i had lived in the 1700's. he was born in massachusetts...

Saged Pear Butter

I've had a lot on my plate these past few weeks- i had 2 of these in 2 nights in nyc: Then i had 8...