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Concord Grape Jam, Plum Chutney the Weck Way

Last week I mentioned I was going to try my hand at canning with Weck Jars – which are from Germany.  They come in many different shapes and sizes and unlike Ball canning jars, have a glass lid and a rubber … Continue reading

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Weck Canning

  This has been a particularly slow year for me with canning – in part I realized that I still have an full cupboard of stuff I did last year and have yet to use! canning is an essential part … Continue reading

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Blueberries and Canning Season

A few weeks back I went to my friend Michael’s place in Harlem to help him can some Blueberry jam.  This was the second batch he had made, the first batch he’d canned the night before had a pronounced sweetness … Continue reading

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Nose to Tail Giving

Ok I admit that the reason I am posting about this is because I love Weck Jars, a fancy european way of canning that replaces the toxic canning lids used by Ball and replaces it with a rubber band and … Continue reading

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Canning With Michael

My friend Michael invited me over for dinner the other night with some other friends, he’d gone apple picking upstate and was canning some maple apple butter and applesauce. I feel like even though I did do a huge batch … Continue reading

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Pickled Green Beans

I made Wasabi Beans the other day from a new canning book, so far I’m not so happy.  It calls for Brown Rice Vinegar which is expensive and hard-ish to find.  It also says that you can swap out any … Continue reading

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Cumberland Sauce

When I first moved to Toronto I was living as a student, but loved to go out and eat.  One of my favorite Cafes (the name of which has totally escaped me) was upstairs in a little house just off … Continue reading

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