Preserving Food, Part II: How to can everything

The second installment by sisterwife Elizabeth, pictured here with me at the Mendocino County Fair this weekend. Because sometimes we are not in the kitchen and also, you are never too old to get your face/body painted.   Preserving Food, Part II: Can It! Canning is not as hard as people think it is. ItContinue reading “Preserving Food, Part II: How to can everything”

Yes we can: a locavore must face her fears

Tonight I did something that I’m a little afraid of: canning. I am a fermenter, I deal with “salt to taste” and adjust the temperature by finding the right location in the house at the right time of year. I correct errors by skimming off the top layer and weighing the whole concoction down withContinue reading “Yes we can: a locavore must face her fears”