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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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Spending the day with friends … making homemade chorizo sausage … and then canning it :)

One of my dearest friends asked recently if I’d teach her and her son–a budding young chef–how to make my canned chorizo. She’s listened to me ramble about canning for a long time now, and–just like with my jellies–I’d shared … Continue reading

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I forgot to “cost” my Reduced-sugar Pear Cardamon jelly …

… and I know–for a lot of you–you could care less what the actual cost of stuff like this. You just want to enjoy it for the taste, the convenience, the control over your diet, or whatever … but I’ve … Continue reading

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Reduced-Sugar Apple-Sumac Jam

I had about half a can of applesauce leftover from my fruit leather experiment, so I decided to pair it with some of the sumac extract I made a few weeks ago (from the sumac I picked on my 2010 … Continue reading

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Reduced-Sugar Pear Cardamon Jelly … from leftovers?

I told you about dehydrating pears recently … that the pears were packed in pure pear juice … and that I had plans for that juice. Well, today that juice and I had an appointment with destiny I bought two … Continue reading

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Kiwis and Pears: more dehydrating projects!

I’m still on the hunt for great dehydrate-ables … so here’s the lowdown on another couple for you. I bought two one-pound bags of kiwis to try drying them. When I visited the Dutchman’s Store in Iowa on my recent … Continue reading

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Dehydrated Bell Peppers

We love bell peppers in our house … so much so that we use them in at least a third of the meals we prepare at home. They’re one of our favorite savory vegetables. In season, they’re often inexpensive–especially since … Continue reading

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Reduced-sugar Kiwi-Pineapple Jam

WinCo–ever the source of excellent goodies for my canning pots–had kiwis on sale this week too, priced a mere $1.79 for a one pound bag. Each bag contained eight or nine smallish kiwis, each very juicy and perfectly ripe. Strangely, … Continue reading

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“Cooked in the Jar” Potato Soup!

This was the first of my experiments with “cooking food in the jar” … right as it cans! It’s a raw-pack soup, so that means I start out from a different angle than your typical hot-pack soup does … but … Continue reading

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I found a MOUNTAIN of Clear Jel®!! :)

Well, not exactly a mountain … but I have discovered an excellent source for all the Clear Jel® I could ever use! And–once again–that source is Cash & Carry, my local restaurant supply store! In case you’re not familiar with … Continue reading

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