Archive for the ‘Canning’ Category

A few week ago I was at a meeting where the host put out some carrots, snap peas, and hummus for some snacks. We ate a bunch of the veggies, but there was still a lot leftover so she asked if I wanted to take home the snap peas. I immediately said yes, knowing that […]


A few weeks ago Bryan went away for almost a week. I didn’t cancel our Mama Earth Organics box, so on Monday I got a box full of veggies and fruit and no one to help me eat them all. It was Mid-May aka fiddlehead season, so in the box was 1/2 lb of fiddleheads […]


A few weekends ago I went home to my parents place to visit with my grandma and for my father’s birthday.  I never know what to get my dad for his birthday, but he loves pickles so this year I decided I was going to make him a big batch of pickles. First I scoured […]


On my way home from picking Saskatoon berries (there’ll be a post on Col Sam Smith’s Saskatoon & Blueberry Basil jam later), I stopped by a Chinese Grocer in South Etobicoke and bought some wild Ontario blueberries for jamming. I also eyed two quarts of blackberries and couldn’t resist so I bought those too. After […]