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Adjust for Elevation, and more: fruit and fruit products!

What I mean by fruit and fruit products is: whole fruits, halves, quarters, other assorted size/shape fruit pieces, canned in either water, syrup or juice. fruit juice relatively un-cooked fruit purees (since cooked fruit purees tend to end up being … Continue reading

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Adjust for Elevation? First, the basics.

What do I mean when I say that you should adjust your recipe for elevation? Most canning recipes are formulated by/written for people living at/near sea level … because–quite simply–a large percentage of the people on this planet live below … Continue reading

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Kugel? I didn’t know you liked KUGEL?!?!

That was my friend’s response when I told the story of Goldberg’s Deli. She couldn’t believe I liked it … … but the thought definitely inspired her! Guess what she made the next time we got together? Oh my!!! Goldberg’s … Continue reading

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I had another jar of porridge for breakfast, so I’m sharing a picture with you

I hadn’t put the jars of porridge in the fridge yet, so–while they were still at room temperature and easier to heat in the jar–I decided one would make a perfect breakfast this morning. Easy to fix, too! Spin the … Continue reading

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Reporting back on the ‘gizzards in onion gravy’ experiment!

I cracked open a jar today for lunch … I couldn’t wait! Here’s how my jars came out by the time they’d cooled the next day. As you can kinda see, there is a little bit of separated moisture at … Continue reading

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A mixed up day of canning, phase two: Chicken Gizzards and onion gravy

I know. I probably just lost half my readership with that title. Why are people so down on chicken gizzards. Sure, if they’re not cooked right, they’re like eating big, chunky rubber pencil erasers. But if they are cooked right … Continue reading

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A mixed up day of canning, phase one: raw-packed BBQ ribs

I grabbed approx. eight more pounds of corned beef last night, thanks to finding it at WinCo for $1.99/lb … with no restrictions on the number of packages, etc. That–combined with the 15 pounds I put up earlier in the … Continue reading

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A two-fer! While I’m canning chicken, I may as well can some corned beef, too!

Yes, Dear Reader … it’s that time of year! The time–shortly before/after St. Patrick’s Day–when you can actually find corned beef in the grocery stores at something that at least resembles a deal! It’s such a special item for so … Continue reading

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Testing out a new “post from the journey” function on my blog

I’ve been doing some software upgrades here this weekend at AFoodJourneyToGo.com, and one of them is gaining the ability to post live posts … from wherever I am at that exact moment … by using my phone. Cool, huh? I’m … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Recipes: Italian Nachos :)

We needed a quick and easy dinner tonight … and Italian Nachos were the perfect solution Start with a layer of chips on an oven-friendly plate. In the past, our favorite chips are either plain bagel chips or those great … Continue reading

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