Tag Archives: canning and preserving

Deep Freeze? Seed Catalogue Therapy

I am having the loveliest of lazy weekends. We are in the grip of another polar vortex and being outside entails wrapping one’s face. I thought it might be an opportunity to spend some quality time with the Territorial Seed … Continue reading

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Speaking of Ambrosia…

In the spring, I made some strawberry jam, which is nearly gone. Now that it’s fall, and pears have ripened, I’ve started making my go-to winter preserve: pear-ginger-walnut conserve. This stuff is incredibly good. I made several batches last year … Continue reading

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Late Winter: Foraging, Craving, and Planning

This week I noticed the crop of winter cress is particularly vigorous in Arlington.  Many people may think this is a weed, but it’s a lovely green for salads, with a nutty, peppery or spicy taste.  As recently as 80 … Continue reading

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