Every year we put away a fair bit of beetroot, it’s super easy to grow and easy to preserve.
This year we managed to borrow a neighbors garden bed so we sowed a bit more than usual and they had a bit more space to grow. 330 more words
Over the weekend we got up to a bit of canning, it was half planned, half massively expanded because of cheap produce.
All of the recipes that we used are safe for water bath canning so you don’t need any special tools, just a pot of boiling water to keep the result on the shelf for at least a year. 758 more words
Italian plums will always remind me of my mom when we were growing up, her delight when plum season arrived in the summertime, and her two bite technique for eating these plums out of hand, deftly plucking the pit from the halved fruit and forging ahead with the second bite without a hitch. 389 more words