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Pickled tink!

29 Jul

Super busy of late – I’ve been meaning to write this post for about a week, but somehow am only just now getting around to it. The garden has been really productive recently, so last weekend I gathered up a bunch of cukes, okra, beans, and carrots and made pickles. So, it’s pickle delivery time! Continue reading


The Movie Star… the Professor and Mary Ann

6 Jul

From left to right: Blueberry Ginger, Blueberry Basil, and Blueberry Mint Tea Jam

Big, busy weekend for us, as it seems is so often the case, it seems. The wonderpup got a haircut (he’s not exactly looking handsome, but he’s clearly not so absurdly hot under all that hair anymore), hung out with family for food and fireworks on the fourth, and we picked somewhere around 11 pounds of blueberries. 9 of those pounds became jam. So just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale – a tale of a jam-making on Independence Day morning. Continue reading

Game on!

11 Jun Yummerific!

I got drafted last June. Then spent a little time in the Grapefruit Leagues over the winter. (Although there was a lot more orange and meyer lemon than grapefruit for me). Now, the 2011 canning season is officially on, and I’m batting somewhere around .840 (clearly still riding around in a bus league, but not bad, all the same). As I hinted at the end of the last post, Panda and I went out and picked a metric butt-ton of strawberries over Memorial Day weekend. This is all about what happened to those strawberries. Continue reading