Canning 101

Canning can be a little intimidating if you’ve never done it before. Newer cookbooks sometimes stress food safety in such a strident way that even the most comfortable cook can get a little nervous at the prospect of doing something wrong. Don’t get me wrong – food safety is reeeeallllly important – but sometimes the tone of these rules can scare off interested people. So … Continue reading Canning 101

Lessons Learned: Tips from the Fall Seasonal Cooking Class Series

Well I must admit that it has taken quite some time to put this list together. Oh the other hand, I have been putting these tips to good use in my own kitchen! TOP FIVE TIPS #1. The RIGHT way to boil an egg (who knew there was a right way?!): Using an appropriate size pot (according to the number of eggs you are boiling), add … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Tips from the Fall Seasonal Cooking Class Series