I hit the wall this weekend. In a single 48 hour period, I taught one class, did three farmers market demos, and had a book store signing. By the time I left my last event today, I was entirely spent. So much so that I accidentally left my soaking jam pan in the grass when I drove away. Thankfully, one of the nice market organizers noticed my error and they’re holding my equipment until I can get back out there and claim it. Such is life!
- A gorgeous, massive batch of strawberry jam! Or, for the fancier folks, the Christine Ferber method.
- Pretty pink cauliflower pickles from the high priestess of preserving, Linda Ziedrich.
- A nice article about the folks from the Pittsburgh Canning Exchange.
- Fifteen ways to use up jam. Helpful!
- Rose petal and jasmine flower jam. So gorgeous!
- Enchanting pictures of gooseberries and currants and a recipe for gooseberry jam.
- Maple pickled beets!
- Tips for making pie with juicy berries.
- Sweet cherry and roasted rhubarb jam or mint cherry rhubarb jam.
- Pickled green walnuts!
- Madame Fromage and Johanna Kindvall team up to create a pretty plan for a late summer cheese picnic.
A few nice mentions of Preserving by the Pint!
- Jen from Use Real Butter made my Mint Lime Syrup. It’s such a good refresher for this time of year.
- Meryl from My Bit of Earth made my Sour Cherries with Bourbon. They are my favorite and I made 11 half pints this week.
- Canada.com gave the book some love and shared three of my favorite recipes from the book!
Thanks to everyone who took the time to share their stories of beloved parties and potlucks. The winner of the copy of Ashley English’s new book Homemade Gatherings is #151/Robin. She said, “I love potlucks – otherwise I worry about stuff during the whole event instead of just making sure there are enough plates and utensils and then enjoying my guests.”
Robin, here’s hoping that this book helps you enjoy your guests even more!