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Saving Summer with The Sound

I recently had the pleasure of talking about preserving with Leslie Modica for The Sound — for tips on where to start with canning, freezing, dehydrating and fermenting the season’s bounty, you can read the whole article here: http://soundnh.com/saving-summer/.

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Putting Up: Red Pepper Ristras

We often keep strands of dried peppers, called ristras, hanging in the kitchen, however, it wasn’t until we were faced with a bushel of them that we had the chance to make our own. Beyond the cultural mash-up of making … Continue reading

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Mastering Food Preservation: Blue Ribbon Winners

The last section of  the Master Food Preserver Program was on judging canned goods at fairs, a fitting end to our training as one of the opportunities available to volunteer Master Food Preservers is fulfilling requests at different fairs. Each jar … Continue reading

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