Author Archives: Lane

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Just a canner ... on this food journey called life :)

From the NCHFP: Burning Issue: Canning in Electric Multi-Cookers

The National Center for Home Food Preservation recently released a position paper on the use of so called “Multi-Use” electric pressure cookers that also claim they can be used as pressure canners … and they came in on the same … Continue reading

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The Chemistry of Jam/Jelly Making :)

I can’t take credit for this one, gang … but I definitely wanted to share it since it’s my kinda thing! Enjoy!   What Makes Jam Set? – The Chemistry of Jam-Making, by Compound Interest

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Kasbah Moroccan Restaurant, Seattle, WA

A restaurant review follows, but–first–something that expands the review I’ll be up-front about this: I’ve been looking forward to using the Groupon I bought for Kasbah Moroccan Restaurant a lot more than my husband has. We’re both food adventurers, but … Continue reading

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Kangaroo and Kiwi, Seattle WA

I LOVE GROUPON! They give us a chance to explore restaurants we might not normally visit, and at a fairly hefty discount, too! Sure, we’ve found a few restaurant duds along the way. All the advertising and Yelp reviews in … Continue reading

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Catching up … or “why did it take you so long to get back on the air?

I’ll be honest, Dear Readers … when I finally got my blog back, I was SHOCKED to realize how long it had been since it was hacked out from underneath me. Truly, the last real post of any substance dates … Continue reading

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An update on blog recovery

Hi gang! So far, so good! My blog seems to be back up now (mostly, anyway) and running just fine. With John’s help, I’ve also set up MUCH HEAVIER SECURITY on the whole thing this time. Let’s hope that helps … Continue reading

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Testing!!…*thump, thump*…testing!!…is this thing on? :)

As those of you who’ve hung on this long (waiting for my blog to awaken from the dead) can attest, it’s been a looonnngggg time since I’ve been able to post anything here, thanks to an internet *#%@*$ who tried … Continue reading

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No, I’m not dead ;-/

I know I just dropped off the face of the earth abruptly. Sorry about that, gang! … but someone hacked my blog and shut me out of the administration of it early last year … and this is the first … Continue reading

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Is it fixed finally?!?! :)

Testing! Testing! My blog’s been dead for months, hacked by some unknown internet scamp with nothing better to do … but apparently they’ve decided to leave me alone … since, when I went to the blog this morning to look … Continue reading

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A quick note on the “NCHFP by time” chart

I posted my What do you do when you have open spaces in your canner? post the day before yesterday … and realized within the first 24-hours that I could have made them SOOO much better if I’d made them … Continue reading

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