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Canning Basics

August 16, 2013

Canning Basics It’s that time again!  Time to can jams, jellies, fruits, tomato sauces, pickles, vegetables and whatever else you can think up.  The good news is that canning is making a comeback as new generations discover the joys of serving and sharing home preserved foods.  Here are some basic...

How To Peel A Tomato

June 5, 2012

How To Peel A Tomato   Score the blossom end of the tomato (the bottom – opposite the stem) and drop into a pot of boiling water for 30 seconds.  15 to 20 seconds if the tomato is very ripe.  Transfer to a bowl of cold water.  The skin will...

Put A Lid On It

April 30, 2012

Put A Lid On It   We all want to conserve time and energy.  Did you know that water boils about 30% faster with a lid.  Water boils faster in covered pots.  The more water you have in the pot the more of a difference the lid will make.  When...

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Vegan Slow Cooker Moroccan Stew

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